Doreen Nabwire get Fifa’s node

Kenya’s Doreen Nabwire has been appointed Fifa’s Technical Advisory Group on the growth and advancement of the Women’s game.

Currently, Nabwire is the Women Football Development Desk at Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and will be joining United States Women’s National Team coach Jillian Ellis led group that has players, coaches, referees, administrators, sports scientists and executives, from each of the six continental confederations

At 34, the sister to Harambee Stars midfielder Eric Johana was the first Kenyan woman football player to ever play professionally in Europe when she turned up for Netherlands FC Zwolle and Werder Bremen of Germany. She also represented Kenya in the First Street Football World Cup in 2006 in Berlin, Germany, leading Kenya to the title. 

In 2007, she was selected as Kenya’s Football for Hope Ambassador and served as a representative for her country during the 2010 South Africa Fifa World Cup.

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