Lydia Nsekera President of the Burundi Football Association and an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member since 2009
T.he 42-year-old is widely credited with having helped root out corruption in the sport in Burundi and has received the IOC's 2009 Women and Sports Award.
A former high jumper and basketball player, Nsekera became the world’s second female to head a national football federation after Liberia’s Lizette Wesley Sombo.
Nsekera has pioneered the creation of women’s sports clubs in Burundi.
She also organised the inaugural Burundi women’s national football championships.She is among the few people who decide which country will host the olympics