Harare – The president of the Royal Moroccan Volleyball Federation, Bouchra Hajij, has become the first female head of the Confederation of African Volleyball Federations (CAVB) after beating Egypt’s Amr El-Wani to the post in elections held last weekend.
Hajij secured 42 votes to El-Wani’S 12 in virtual polling that came after the CAVB congress.
Six vice-presidents were elected from the continent’s regional zones, with Zimbabwe’s Fredrick Ndlovu getting the nod to represent Southern Africa.
Ndlovu is a former Zimbabwe Volleyball Association president and has been involved in developmental programs in his country and across the region.
Meanwhile, Mozambique’s Khalid Cassam is the new Zone V1 president.
Bouhra Hajij (Morocco)
Adnan Bakbak (Libya)
Rodrigues Antonio Carlos (Cape Verde)
Casimir Sawadogo (Burkina Faso)
Dokony Adiker Idriss (Chad)
Waithaka Kioni (Kenya)
Fredreck Ndlovu (Zimbabwe)
- Habu Gumel (Nigeria)
- Sanga Issouf Kone (Côte d'Ivoire)
- Daniel Koboa Molaodi (Botswana)
- Zone VI Agness Nakaonga Kakoma (Zambia)
- Zone VI Mpho Palime (Lesotho)
- Zone I - Mustapha Lemouchi (Algeria)
- Zone II - Bai Dodou Jallow (Gambia)
- Zone III - Paul Atchoe (Ghana)
- Zone IV - Christian Matata Shwiti (Congo)
- Zone V Fernand Sauveur Ruterana
- Zone VI - Khalid Cassam (Mozambique)
- Zone - VII Kayseeven Teeroovengadum (Mauritius)