Jessica Motaung appointed to CAF’s Girls Soccer Standing Committee

It comes within the wake of Motaung’s attendance at a Girls’s Soccer Taskforce Workshop organised by CAF in 2019.

JOHANNESBURG – Jessica Motaung has been appointed to the Confederation of African Soccer’s (CAF) Organizing Committee for Girls Soccer Standing Committee from 2022 till 2024.

The appointment of Kaizer Chiefs’ advertising and marketing and industrial director to the position was confirmed by CAF secretary basic, Veron Mosengo-Omba on Wednesday.

It comes within the wake of Motaung’s attendance at a Girls’s Soccer Taskforce Workshop organised by CAF in 2019. She was a part of a gaggle of 23 influencers and key stakeholders representing 17 African nations on the time.

Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung mentioned: “We’re very pleased with our advertising and marketing director, Jessica Motaung. We’re completely satisfied to see one among our personal develop and unfold her wings in continental soccer. Being the one South African within the committee speaks volumes. It really is a outstanding feat. We’re assured she’s going to add a lot worth to CAF and girls’s soccer on the continent given her expertise that spans over 20 years.

“We have now watched the expansion of the sport during the last variety of years and Jessica’s position may also assist SAFA, PSL and Kaizer Chiefs as we glance to maneuver within the route of increasing our women’ participation in soccer.”

The committee is made up of excessive profiled and skilled soccer directors and company individuals from across the African continent and chaired by Kanizat Ibrahim, who’s CAF’s fifth vice chairman and the president of the Organizing Committee for Girls’s Soccer of CAF.

Whereas the total scope of her new position at CAF can be outlined sooner or later, she can be engaged on the Girls’s AFCON event, which takes place from 2 to 23 July in Morocco.

Reflecting on her ground-breaking position, Motaung expressed her gratitude to CAF president, Dr Patrice Motsepe.

“Additionally it is necessary to thank my chairman, Mr. Kaizer Motaung, for his help and blessings. I’d not have achieved this if it weren’t for his knowledge and nice management. Lastly, I want to say thanks to the PSL chairman, Dr. Irvin Khoza who, upon receiving the information, conveyed his good needs.”

She went on so as to add that: “I’m wanting ahead to contributing to the expansion of our sport, each on the sphere and commercially. We’re shifting in direction of the game by being all inclusive and we’ve seen enormous crowd help video games performed by women and we have to be sure that we see extra of that on the continent. I may also work carefully with Safa president, Dr Danny Jordaan, to make sure we contribute to the expansion of the ladies’s sport.”


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