International Council of Traditional Sports and Games (ICTSG) has many extra ordinary personalities as part of it's team.
Mr. Joel Bouzou
Mr. Joel Bouzou is the Ambassador-at-Large of the International Council of Traditional Sports and Games at world level. He is also the Founder and President of Peace and Sport Organization and the current President of the World Olympians Association. He has competed in four consecutive Olympic Games. Mr. Bouzou holds a Diploma in Sports Law and Economics from the University of Limoges. He is also the Advisor of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.
Official Coordinator (Africa)
Mr. Yahya Al Matarr Jobe
Mr.Â Yahya Al Matarr Jobe is the official coordinator for the African Region of the International Council of Traditional Sports and Games. He is also the Deputy Permanent Delegate of the Gambia at the Permanent Delegation of Gambia at UNESCO and the President of the Union of African Traditional Sports and Games. He is also responsible for the coordination between the African Member States for the promotion of traditional sports and games.
Official Coordinator (Europe)
Mr.Â Daniel MacCarthy
Mr. Daniel MacCarthy is the official coordinator for the European Region of the International Council of Traditional Sports and Games. He is also the Managing Director of the Heritage Factory Ireland and developed the Heritage Framework for the GAA as part of its Successful UNESCO ICH submission for Hurling. Mr. MacCarthy holds a Masters Degree in History from the National University of Ireland, Galway and is affiliated in Sports Law with the Law Society of Ireland.
Mr. Shammi Rana
Mr. Shammi Rana is the General Secretary of the International Council of Traditional Sports and Games. He has been working in sports administration since 20 years and has been office bearer of various international sports federation. Mr. Rana is also a successful businessman and running international chain restaurants in South Korea. He was also the rapporteur of the former UNESCO Advisory Committee on Traditional Sports and Games.
Regional Coordinator (South America)
Mrs. Soraia Chung Saura
Mrs. Soraia Chung SauraÂ is the Regional Coordinator for the South American Region of the International Council of Traditional Sports and Games. She is currently working as a Professor at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is also the author of many research books on traditional games and is one of the advocates for women empowerment through traditional sports.