The Burundian, Lydia Nsekera, is the first woman in the history of football to join FIFA’s Executive Committee, which essentially remains a male club. “I think I am very much ‘one of the boys’ when I am talking about the game… When you show that you care for the game and you actually understand the game, the fact that one is a woman matters less,” she tells our football editor, Osasu Obayiuwana.
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Preview of the 2012 Africa Nations Cup including this year's players to watch, tournament venues and group stage analysis.