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Lamia bint Bahian joins Saudi Arabian Football Federation board, replaces Adwa Al-Arifi

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Lamia bint Bahian joins Saudi Arabian Football Federation board, replaces Adwa Al-Arifi
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Lamia bint Bahian has been appointed as a member and director of the Women's Football Department of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation. She will be replacing Adwa Al-Arifi who resigned from the position.

The next general assembly will be held in Jeddah on October 6. Funding of SR300,000 ($80,000) has been approved in support of all third-tier clubs.

The council thanked Al-Arifi for the work she carried out during her tenure. She also played a significant role in establishing women's football in the Kingdom, reported Arabic sports daily Arriyadiyah. Al-Arifi was appointed as the undersecretary of planning and development at the Ministry of Sports.

Al-Arifi attended Al-Yamamah University in Riyadh and obtained a bachelor's degree in business administration in 2011. During her college years, she established the Al-Yamamah Female Football Club in 2007 and acted as president of the university's student council. In 2008, she founded the Riyadh Female Football Committee.

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