Deputy Mayor meets FIFA Consultant

Published December 16th, 2009 - 11:32 GMT

Deputy Mayor, Amer Al Basheer, and the Consultant of International Federation of Football Association (FIFA), Monika Staab, discussed ways to improve joint cooperation for the benefit of women's sports in Jordan.

Al Basheer briefed the consultant on the role of Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) in supporting the athletic activities, by founding sportive facilities such as halls, playing grounds and providing them with all necessary infrastructural services.

In the presence of the Board member of Jordan Football Association (JFA), Rana Al Husseini, and the coordinator at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Reema Naseem, Al Basheer expressed GAM's readiness to provide all necessary support to launch programs and plans that can improve and promote women sports in Jordan, especially football.

Consultant Staab appreciated GAM's efforts in providing infrastructure for the sport sector in Jordan, and for women in particular.

She ascertained that FIFA is ready to propose and execute plans and programs which should increase the level of women's sports in Jordan, which has recently developed.

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