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Women in Football host the first WiF awards

Women in Football host the first WiF awards

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Ebru Köksal and Joyce Cook, OBE, were amongst a distinguished lineup of attendees as Women in Football (WiF) held their first awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of women in the world of sports. Women are still underrepresented in nearly every aspect of sport, and the event served as a celebration of female trailblazers in football. Renowned sports broadcaster Jacqui Oatley hosted the noteworthy event, before chairing a panel that discussed what football can learn from the financial world. Held during the WiF’s annual seasonal event in the glitzy Barclays building in Canary Wharf, the awards marked the end of a tumultuous year for women in the typically male-dominated football sector. Emma Hayes, Chelsea Ladies’ manager, received the Achievement Award for her work with