Barbara Gonzalez has no talent for bowing to the inevitable, neither does the word impossible exist in her vocabulary. At just 30, Gonzalez was appointed the CEO of Tanzania’s 20-time Premier League champions Simba Sporting Club, the first ever woman to hold the CEO position in the country’s top-flight league.
With the threat of coronavirus still lurking, Moroccan football has continued to engage health authorities in the North African country in an effort to see the ongoing 2019-20 to completion.
Rabat – Morocco has been ranked at the top of the Confederation of African Football’s recently submitted new ranking of member associations, with 180 points.
Many people around the world would not expect football to be popular among women in conservative Morocco, but it is, in fact, a fast-growing phenomenon.
25-year-old Tunisian Ons Jabeur, the highest-ranked Arab woman in tennis history, knocked out China’s Wang Qiang to become the first Arab woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.
The heavyweight boxing division continues to grow, becoming even more competitive. With a new generation of young British boxers coming fast behind the likes of Anthony Joshua, Dereck Chisora and Dyllian White, a new name, David Adeleye, made his debut and won in the first round.
The University of Exeter honoured Eliud Kipchoge’s “outstanding achievements in the field of sports” by awarding him an Honorary Doctor of Laws during its winter graduation ceremony. This comes after he received Kenya’s highest category of presidential awards.
Undergraduate student Taoheed Bayo was among several selectees across the United States chosen to participate in the Nike BY You X Cultivator contest. The 21-year-old won the competition and designed a shoe inspired by his Nigerian heritage.
Rwanda’s Development Board has secured a second major strategic deal to promote its tourism industry. This time the country’s promotion drive Visit Rwanda will be featured on the kit of French soccer club, Paris St. Germain (PSG) and throughout stadium branding.