In an effort to enhance the club’s appeal to women, the SC Villa President together with his Committee made a bold decision by appointing Sarah Adong as the representative for women’s ideas(Women reprentative) at the Club. This website had the opportunity to sit down with her for an exclusive one-on-one interview about the future of the women Jogoos and the potential impact on the club’s illustrious history.
Media Officer: Welcome, Sarah! We’re thrilled to have you on board. Can you share more about your background and what led you to this significant role with the club?
Sarah Adong: I have served this club before as the Spokeperson and also a member of the Congress, i hold an advanced diploma in Sports Management and administration from International Olympics Committee, above all I have been a fan of this club since childhood.
Certainly because I have a background in sports management and with deep passion for promoting women’s involvement in sports. I’ve worked with various organizations such as media and Civil society, Political offices with initiatives aimed at empowering women through sports. When the SC Villa President Haji Omar Mandela approached me to serve on his executive, I saw it as an incredible opportunity to combine my expertise with my passion and contribute to the growth of the women Jogoos and inspire many other women and people to join this club.
Media Officer: It’s clear you bring valuable experience to the table. How do you envision bridging the gender gap in the club and the community, and what long-term impact do you hope to achieve?
Sarah Adong: Bridging the gender gap is essential for us. We aim to establish mentorship programs, Community social responsibilities, youth academies, and training opportunities specifically geared towards female athletes and fans. By creating these pathways, we hope to not only improve the performance of the women’s Jogoos but also inspire young girls and boys in the community to pursue their dreams in sports. In the long run, I believe we can help change societal perceptions about women’s sports and create a more inclusive environment for everyone.
Media Officer: That’s a commendable vision. Could you elaborate on your plans for fan engagement and how the fans can actively contribute to this transformation?
Sarah Adong: Fan engagement is crucial. We plan to host events where fans can interact with our female athletes, get to know their stories, and form deeper connections with the team. We’ll also have regular feedback sessions to gather ideas and suggestions from our passionate fan base. Our supporters are a vital part of the club’s success, and their input will play a significant role in shaping the future of the women Jogoos.
Media Officer: It’s great to see this commitment to fan involvement. As we wrap up, can you give us a sneak peek into any upcoming events or initiatives that fans should look forward to?
Sarah Adong: Absolutely! We have some exciting events in the pipeline, including community outreach programs, youth clinics, and exclusive fan meet-and-greets with our female athletes. We’ll be unveiling these plans in the coming months, and we hope our fans will join us in making the women Jogoos stronger than ever. I therefore call upon women out there to support this gallant club.
Media Officer: That’s fantastic to hear. We’re looking forward to all the positive changes you’ll bring to the club. Thank you, Sarah, for sharing your insights with us, and we wish you the best of luck in your new role.
Sarah Adong: Thank you, and I appreciate the support. It’s going to be an amazing journey, and I can’t wait to get started.
Let’s make the Jogoos shine!