Irene Karani has been co-opted into AFC Leopards National Executive Committee (NEC) as a committee member effective today.

Ms Karani, who previously served in the NEC between June 2016 to June 2019, joins the club’s top leadership organ comprising of Dr Dan Shikanda (president), Oliver Sikuku (secretary), Maurice Chichi(treasurer) and Victor Bwibo serving as the chief executive.

Among other duties, Ms Karani will be tasked with growing and maintaining the club’s membership as well as formulating strategies for fans and branches synergies.

“I am honoured and humbled to be called upon to serve this great club that I hold so dear to my heart. Coming into this position I look forward to working closely with the rest of the leadership in guiding this club as we reclaim our rightful place” she spoke to

Ms Karani is an active member of the AFC Leopards Coast Branch.

The appointment is central to a governance model that has seen the composition and remit of AFC Leopards’ NEC extended to deliver an even more modern, dynamic and streamlined governance structure as well as achieve the stipulated gender parity.