Asma James, the chair of Sierra Leone’s women’s premier league board, had the honor of meeting with Former Arsenal Head Coach Arsene Wenger during the 2023 Women’s FIFA World Cup final. The thrilling championship match pitted England against Spain, captivating audiences worldwide.
Madam Asma James took to social media to share her exciting encounter with the renowned football figure.
In a Facebook post, she wrote, “Fine talk with former Arsenal Head Coach Sir Arsene Wenger For Kam Salone.”
This news comes amidst speculation about Wenger’s potential involvement with football initiatives in Sierra Leone.
Earlier, as part of the Sierra Leone Football Association’s delegation, James expressed her gratitude for being a part of the prestigious event.
She stated, “I am honored to be a part of the Sierra Leone Football Association’s delegation to witness this year’s FIFA women’s World Cup final. As the former Chair of the first successful Women’s Premier League in Sierra Leone, I do take this opportunity as recognition of my stewardship and the collective achievement of my dynamic team.”
Arsène Charles Ernest Wenger, a distinguished French former football manager and player, has recently been fulfilling the role of FIFA’s Chief of Global Football Development. Notably, Wenger held the position of Arsenal’s manager from 1996 to 2018, making him the club’s longest-serving and most successful manager in its history.”