Elvira Andrés occupies the vacancy left by Ana Muñoz in the FEF

first_imgAna Muñoz has voluntarily left the Spanish Football Federation. He did it in December. In May 2018, she was appointed vice president for integrity issues, a new area that was established in the agency. I endorsed, among other things, her experience as general director of the CSD. A few weeks ago Ana Muñoz decided to leave her duties in the Spanish Federation after just a year and a half in it. Elvira Andrés, until now responsible for Compliance, will leave this area to become Vice President of the Board of Directors of the RFEF in the place vacated by Ana Muñoz In November 2018, Ana Muñoz was the only member of the Federation’s board of directors who voted to remove Andreu Subies of his position in the Federation when the former president of the Catalan Federation and economic vice president of the RFEF had an open cause for alleged diversion of funds for his own benefit. Muñoz voted against Subies at the extraordinary meeting of November 2018 once the allegations in his defense were heard in said Subies meeting, which remained as vice president after the vote. He only registered one vote against. Shortly after he came to resign, but Rubiales accepted it, although he finally did last March.In addition to all of the above, the Federation has launched a new project. The composition of the Equality Observatory, that the RFEF has created to continue advancing in this area and in which Spanish athletes of the highest level will be integrated, among them Laura del Río, Thais Enriquez and Lydia Valentín.last_img read more

FUBA launches FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup

first_img Tags: FIBAFIBA 3X3 Africa CupFubaNassar Sserunjogitop FUBA President Nassar Sserunjogi (Center) alongside FIBA official on Thursday. (PHOTO/FUBA)The Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (FUBA) and officials from FIBA have on Thursday, September 9th, launched the 2019 FIBA 3X3 Africa cup Basketball tournament.The tournament which is expected to attract the continent’s best will run from November 7th to 10 in Kampala, Uganda.FUBA president Nasser Sserunjogi was joined by FIBA Sports supervisor Guillaume Julien and Alexis Rambur, the event supervisor at the launch held at Uganda Olympic Committee offices in Lugogo.Burundi, Kenya, Djibouti, Madagascar, Nigeria, Cape Verde, Togo, Niger, Benin, Botswana, Egypt, Mauritius, Mali will all be on Ugandan soil to challenge the hosts.Each of these nations is expected to have four teams at the event for the U18 and the senior sides.“I believe this is an exciting opportunity for us as a country to take the lead in 3X3 development,” Uganda 3×3 coordinator Hamza Nyambogo said at the launch.“In the end we can further elevate our National federation ranking.“It is also a unique opportunity to show case to our basketball fans what 3X3 is all about and the potential it has.” He added.FIBA’s Alexis Rambur lauded Uganda for the efforts put in to have the event held in Kampala.“We thank FUBA for their maximum cooperation. They have been very supportive and it’s a great mark of confidence. We have been here for some days and everything has been very positive. The local organizing committee is doing a great job ahead of the event.” Rambur told the press.3×3 basketball has been on the rise in the last few years and has now been included as one of the activities for the Olympics.It will feature for the first time in the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.Team Uganda has been actively involved in preparations ahead of the competition and the U23 (Women) team just returned from the World Cup in China.Uganda will now play at the World Beach Games that are organized under the auspices of the ANOC (Association Of National Olympic Committees). The games will be in Qatar starting from October 12th-16th.The Silverbacks team will comprise of City Oilers’ small forward Jonathan Egau, KIU Titans’ Henry Okoth and UCU Canons’ Fayed Baale.Ritah Imanishimwe, Sarah Ageno, Melissa Akulluand Abey Priscilla will take the lessons learnt from the World Cup and represent the country in the ladies’ category.Comments last_img read more