The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has decided to nominate WKF Executive Committee member Souleymane Gaye of Senegal as new Technical Delegate for Karate. Mr. Gaye, who also acts as Assistant General Treasurer at WKF main governing body will be in charge of overseeing the technical aspects of the Karate competitions at the main international events for youngsters at university level around the world.
With over 40 years of background in the sport, Souleymane Gaye will bring experience and insight knowledge to the organisation for a four year-term (2017-2021). Mr. Gaye has acted as Senegalese National Olympic Vice President and UFAK Vice President, among many other high-level positions, and currently is also the Chairman of the WKF Athletes Entourage Commission.
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) is the institution in charge of propagating sport values and promote sports practice at university level. Karate debuted on the World University Championships in 1998. The next edition of the FISU World University Karate Championships will be held in 2018 in Kobe (Japan)
(Photo: Mr. Souleymane Gaye (right) with WKF President Antonio Espinós)