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Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura profile: Who is the new Fifa Secretary General (SG)?
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Africans rising Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura profile: Who is the new Fifa Secretary General (SG)?

The FIFA Council on Friday appointed Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura as FIFA Secretary General to replace Jérôme Valcke, from France. With the appointment, Samoura becomes the first African and first woman to hold the position. The appointment has been hailed by many across the world as a progressive step and social media has been abuzz with congratulatory messages.