African Traditional Sports and Games Confederation

African Traditional Sports and Games Confederation (ATSGC)


This organization was established by Ministers and Senior Sports Government Officials from Africa at the UNESCO Consultative Conference on Traditional Sports and Games (TSG) in Istanbul in 2018. The Secretariat for the Union is located in Sierra Leone.
The Mission of the UATSG is to reinforce a continental cooperation in identifying, preserving and enhancing (TSG) in Africa. This can be achieved by including TSG in schools PHE curricula and hosting events.
The Union is aligned with the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, collaboration among local communities, government, national and international institutions and stakeholders contributes to ensuring that intangible culture heritage is transmitted to the young generation, both through formal and non-formal education.
The 1st African Traditional Games are scheduled for 2023.

THE CURRENT OFFICE BEARERS ARE:

• Mr Yahya Al-Matarr JOBE (The Gambia) - President
• Madam Rosaline Amba Kwende (Cameroun) – Vice President
• Chief Michael Shamsu Mustapha (Sierra Leone) - Secretary General
• Ms. Thando Sibiya (South Africa) – Deputy Secretary General
• Hon. Abdallah Mtolea (Tanzania) – Treasurer
• Master Victor Edward Amara (Sierra Leone) – Organizing Secretary

EX-OFFICIOS

• Abdoul-Rafiou Assoumanou (Benin) – Chair- PR, Media and Marketing
• Sydool Mwigaya Mkettoh (Tanzania)- Chair- Research and Development
• Lancinet Kabassan Keita (Director of Sports, Guinea) – Chief Adviser
• Madam Karima EL Khomri (Kingdom of Morocco) – Chair, International Relations & Whip
• John Gana (Federal Republic of Nigeria) – Technical Director
• Hussane Fousseni (Benin) - Deputy Technical Director

AFRICAN REGIONAL COORDINATORS

North – Marwa Mamdouh Lotfy (Egypt)
South – Kenneth Middleton (Botswana)
West – Saihou Kanuteh (The Gambia)
East – Dr Robert Gatere (Rwanda)
Central- Ndouma Serge Acheille (Cameroun)

SPECIAL ADVISORY GROUP MEMBERS

• Dr Pierre Ishmael BIDOUNG MKPATT (Cameroun), Chair- Special Advisory Group
• Mr. Ndongo Ndiaye (Senegal), Special Adviser to President of Senegal on Youth and Sports
• Africa Union Rep
• UNESCO Rep
• Prof Jerome Rotich(Kenya) – Educationist and TSG Advocate
• Mr. Leslie Koroma (Sierra Leone), Board Member, Africa Sports Ventures Group
• Ms Maureen Ebob Besong (Gabon), Project Director, Seeds Project
• Mr Mark Jacob (Nigeria) – Sports Expert and Consultant
• Mme Nomsa Mahlangu (South Africa)– Senior Director, Uni of Jburg Sports Bureau

ATSGC SECRETARIAT STAFF FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE

1. Daniel Johnny – Head of Administration and Human Resource
2. Patrick Massaquoi – Project and Communications Manager
3. Salifu Suma – Finance Manager
4. Abdulai Turay Keh-Suma – Logistics Coordinator
5. Ibrahim Kebbe – IT Manager
6. David Francis Jr - Media Officer

CONTACT DETAILS

Contact Person: Chief Michael Shamsu Mustapha
Position in Org: Secretary General
Mobile: +232 78 477555
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Follow us on:
Facebook: Africa Tsg
Twitter: @AfricaTsg
LinkedIn: Africa TSG

Address: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Bankers – United Bank of Africa (UBA-SL)

 pdfPHOTO_GALLERY_OF_ATSGC_OFFICE_BEARERS.pdf

pdfPROPOSED_2021-2023_CALENDAR_OF_EVENTS.pdf


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