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Topbestuurder struggles within FIFA against sexism and racism

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LONDON – Fatma Samoura has as topbestuurder of the FIFA within its organization sexism and racism experienced. In an interview with the BBC, says the 55-year-old Senegalese secretary-general of the wereldvoetbalbond that not everyone was happy with a “dark woman” in that position.

Fatma Samoura

Samoura followed, in 2016, the Frenchman Jérôme Valcke, who fell in a major corruption scandal. Samoura says “through the glass ceiling to be broken” in a “male-dominated” organization. “They are now getting me used to it.”

“But there are people who find that a dark woman an organization such as this should not lead. As simple as that. We fight daily against. I wish no racist people around me,” said Samoura, that her fight against equality is continuing without. “Nobody asks a man if he is a such a function accepts or he is there suitable for you. They assume that all is well. A woman must still prove every day.”

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