Kanizat Ibrahim

Kanizat Ibrahim (born 1975)[1][2] is a Comoran business manager and football administrator. She is the 5th vice president of Confederation of African Football (CAF), making her the first female vice-president[3][4] and the president of the organizing committee for women's football of CAF.[5][6]

Kanizat Ibrahim
President of the Comoros Football Federation
In office
November 2019 – February 2021
Succeeded bySaid Ali Said Athouman
Personal details
NationalityComoran
Alma materMontesquieu University
OccupationBusiness manager, Football Executive

Education and careerEdit

Kanizat Ibrahim, a graduate of the Montesquieu University in Bordeaux,[7] is a business manager. She is general manager of Synercom Comores, a communication and events agency,[8] or even Ifocom, IMI Concept, Karloc & Services, Epsilon Security, in the sectors of marketing, new technologies and communication.[2] From 2005 to 2007, she was vice-president of the International Junior Chamber of the Comoros, leading the entrepreneurship commission.[2] In 2009, she worked with the team organizing the first marathon International of the Comoros and the first female marathon of the Comoros.[2]

Sports AdministrationEdit

FFCEdit

After the Comoros Football Federation (FFC) was plunged into a governance crisis, the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) decided in March 2019 to appoint a Standardization Committee for the FFC, which would be responsible for managing day-to-day affairs, revising the statutes, the Electoral Code and the Code of Ethics of the Federation and organizing transparent elections. Ibrahim Kanizat was appointed as the chair by Kanizat Ibrahim starting her duties on November 12, 2019.[9] Her tenure was through to 30 September 2020, but was extended by five months by FIFA due to the COVID-19 pandemic's restrictions.[10] The committee however ultimately ended their tenure after accomplishing their objective of organizing an elections of which Said Ali Said Athoumani was elected as the new FFC president.[11]

CAFEdit

On March 12, 2021, she was elected female representative on the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for a four-year term. The next day, she was appointed vice-president of CAF; making her the first Comoran personality to have reached such a level of responsibility within the organization; Her appointment also made her the first woman vice-president in the history of CAF.[12][13]

On May 18, 2021, she was appointed president of the organizing committee for women's football of CAF succeeding Isha Johansen.[5][6][14]

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ David Kalfa (13 March 2021). "Foot africain: le nouveau secrétaire général de la CAF et les vice-présidents connus". www.rfi.fr. Radio France internationale. Retrieved 9 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ a b c d "Kanizat IBRAHIM ÉLUE CINQUIÈME VICE-PRESIDENTE DE LA CAF : UNE PREMIÈRE EN AFRIQUE LA DIRIGEANTE DONT LES QUALIFICATIONS ET LES RÉALISATIONS SERVIRONT LE FOOTBALL AFRICAIN, EN PARTICULIER LE FOOTBALL FÉMININ". femmesdafrique.info (in French). 1 April 2021. Retrieved 8 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Komugisha, Usher (18 March 2021). "Meet Kanizat Ibrahim; CAF's first female Vice President – Panafricanfootball". Retrieved 9 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Kanizat Ibrahim named Fifth Vice President of CAF". Soka25east. 2021-03-13. Retrieved 2021-08-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ a b Patrick Ngungidi (20 May 2021). "Kanizat Ibrahim, l'autre patronne du football africain - African Shapers". africanshapers.com. Retrieved 8 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ a b BM Gondé (6 May 2021). "CAF : Kanizat Ibrahim promue patronne du football féminin de l'Afrique". lagazettedescomores.com. Retrieved 8 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ Épiphane Bognanho (17 March 2021). "Foot/Afrique : Kanizat, une éclaircie à la Confédération africaine de football". www.linvestigateur.info (in French). Retrieved 16 June 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ Abdillah Pavalé (16 March 2020). "Entretien exclusif. Kanizat Ibrahim. La patronne de la Fédération comorienne de Football". masiwa-comores.com (in French). Retrieved 8 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. ^ "Comores: le comité de normalisation installé". www.africatopsports.com. 13 November 2019. Retrieved 8 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ Boina Houssamdine (30 September 2020). "Officiel : Prolongation du mandat du Comité de Normalisation pour la FFC". www.comorosfootball.com. Retrieved 8 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. ^ BM Gondé (17 February 2021). "Kanizat passe le ballon à Saïd Ali à la tête de la Ffc". lagazettedescomores.com. Retrieved 8 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. ^ Mahdawi Ben Ali (17 February 2021). "Comité Exécutif de la Caf I Kanizat Ibrahim élue pour un mandat de quatre ans". alwatwan.net. Retrieved 8 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. ^ Ahmadu, Samuel (12 March 2021). "Isha Johansen becomes Fifa Council member as Kanizat Ibrahim wins Caf exco seat | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Goal. Retrieved 9 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  14. ^ Football, CAF-Confedération Africaine du. "New leaders for CAF standing committees". CAFOnline.com. Retrieved 2021-08-09.