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06.06.2019 Football News

Michael Essien Delighted To Speak At First Ever FIFA Women’s Convention

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Michael Essien Delighted To Speak At First Ever FIFA Women’s Convention
JUN 6, 2019 FOOTBALL NEWS

Former Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien has expressed his satisfaction after speaking at the first-ever FIFA Women’s Convention.

The 36-year-old was among six speakers at the event which was organized towards the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

The 2012 Champions League winner joined a host of dignitaries including FIFA General Secretary Fatma Samoura as well as Kuwaiti FA Women’s Football Committee chairperson Fatema Hayat.

The discussion was aimed at looking forward to how to improve and develop the Women’s game in the coming years.

Essien was appointed a FIFA Women’s Ambassador last year where he witnessed the FIFA U17 and U20 Women’s World Cups in Uruguay and France respectively.

The 36-year-old UEFA Champions League winner is currently serving as a player Coach at Azerbaijan Premier League side Sabail FK.

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