Living Football | Episode 8
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In March, African football elected a recent President, as well as members of the FIFA Council. Isha Johansen, Sierra Leone Football Association President since 2013 – and one of the few women in the globe to own headed a public football association – was one of them.
In Episode 8 of Living Football, she explains her football journey, from starting her hold club in 2004 to seeking to provide guidance and opportunities to issue whose lives had been disrupted by civil war.
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“Society is not really ready for women in governance and headship in football,” she told presenter Jessica Libbertz. “But alter has started. I don’t inclination to be a image number. For most women, we wanting objective show in our industry. I’m a peeress who can challenge, and be challenged.”
In September, the ninth edition of the commit be held in Lithuania. One of the football legends answerable for deciding the destiny of the 24 qualified teams at last month’s master was Edgaras Jankauskas.
The only Lithuanian to keep ever won the UEFA Champions League, he talked to Draw Presenter Samantha Johnson about the preparations for the event and how a lot of people are looking brazen to see stunt after it was heavily disrupted by COVID-19.
Wrapping up Episode 8 is FIFA Foundation CEO Youri Djorkaeff, who reflected on the inaugural FIFA Foundation Campus Programme, a renewed extensive initiative that gives girls and boys from under-privileged backgrounds the opportunity to show football and grow their personal and social erudition in a inoffensive environment. The first Campus commander situation was held in Yerevan, Armenia.
“We had heirs with disabilities who, at the beginning, they were thicken apart a little," oral the winner. "But as soon as we all started playing football, there was no difference. Everyone was playing together.
"They’re quota of a folks that we try to create. 80 per cent of the issue had never played football before. By the end, they all wanted to fit clubs.”