Women’s World Football Show, Episode 174 features exclusive interviews with Watford Ladies FC striker Adekite Fatuga-Dada; from Passion FC, Leila Al Dzheref and Aggie Dent.
How is the next generation of young women using football as a platform to create change in this crazy, chaotic world? On this episode we feature the next generation of forward thinkers who are inspiring to help make the world a better place – all through the beautiful game of women’s football.
At just 23 years old, Adekite Fatuga-Dada is the longest-standing player at Watford Ladies FC. After a few years at Arsenal, Adekite returned to her hometown team to help build up the game of women’s football and the community in which she was born and raised.
A leader on and off the pitch, Adekite is using her name to make an impact in the Black Lives Matter movement by supporting and raising awareness of social issues facing people of color today. Adekite shares her football story, her thoughts on the suspended season, combating discrimination in football and more! (8′)
Follow Watford LFC on Facebook: @watfordfcladies
Passion FC is a global organization focused on social issues surrounding football in countries where women’s football is not fully supported. Through the telling of the stories from young women all around the world, Passion FC uses women’s football as a vehicle to create change both socially, economically, and culturally.
Here to tell the story and give us information on how we can get involved are Managing Director of Middle East/Eastern Europe Leila Al Dzheref and Chief Partnership and Strategy Officer Aggie Dent. (39′)
Follow Leila on Instagram @leila_realmadrid
Follow Aggie on Instagram @adventureswithaggie
Visit Passion FC website at Passion-FC.org
Read about the Australia and New Zealand selections as hosts of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023
Photo Courtesy of: Adekite Fatuga-Dada
Original Broadcast Date: June 5, 2020
Women’s World Football Show is hosted, written, edited & produced by Patty La Bella.
Additional assistance for this episode by Adekite Fatuga-Dada, Jhynno Marcelin and Passion FC
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