Paul Pogba’s Mum Named Guinea Ambassador for Women’s Football
The Guinea Football Federation (Feguifoot) has named Yeo Mathias Moriba, the mother to Manchester United forward Paul Pobga, as their ambassador for women’s football.
The Guinea Football Federation (Feguifoot) has named Yeo Mathias Moriba, the mother to Manchester United forward Paul Pobga, Guinea international duo Florentin Pogba and Mathias Pogba, as their ambassador for women’s football.
The announcement was made by the Feguifoot President Mamadou Antonio Souaré, during the federations’ executive committee meeting held on Wednesday at the federation headquarters in Conakry, where he announced that Pogbas’ mother will have the task of promoting women’s football in Guinea.
Mathias Moriba, who is a former Guinea women national team player, thanked the federation for her new appointment and congratulated Souare together with Exco for the good results achieved since they came into office.
“I am proud of what the Guinean Football Federation and its president Mamoudou Antonio Souaré have done. I pray to Allah! The Almighty to continue guiding you in the development of Guinean football,” she said in her acceptance speech as translated from French.
On his side, Feiguifoot President Souare said: “I thank you for supporting the Pogbas. Everyone today knows what Paul Pogba and his brothers represent in world football.”
Paul Pogba was born in Lagny-sur-Marne after his late father Fassou Antone and mother Yeo Moriba had arrived in France.
His parents sought refuge in France from Guinea but his twin bothers Florentin and Mathias were born in Guinea but call France their home too.