Mr. Seif EL DINE AHMED (Egypt)

seifahmedseifahmedPresident of the African Hockey Federation (AfHF)
Seif Ahmed was a member of Egypt’s national team in 1968 and has a long association with the sport as both an umpire and a technical official. He has been Treasurer and now President of the African Hockey Federation (AfHF) and is a former member of the Egyptian Olympic Committee. Seif was given the FIH President’s Award in 1999 and the FIH Order or Merit in 2002 in recognition of his long, distinguished and valuable services to hockey. Seif loves the speed of the game as well as penalty corner set-plays. [Read more]

Mr. Nii QUAYE-KUMAH (Ghana)

VeepVeepVice President | AfHF
Nii Quaye-Kumah has played the game of hockey and served in various capacities in its administration since the early 1980s. He served as the Secretary of the Executive Board that successfully managed and transformed Ghana’s Greater Accra Hockey Association in the mid-1990s.

He joined the Executive Board of the Ghana Hockey Association in 2002, and was tasked with managing the secretariat and overseeing media relations. He was elected Honorary Secretary General of the AfHF in 2008, and held that position till 2015 when he was elected Vice President of the Federation. He was re-elected to the position in January 2022.

Nii was, until the year 2013, an International Hockey Federation (FIH) Judge, Technical Official and Tournament Director.

He has officiated at various major FIH and International Olympic Committee (IOC) competitions including the 2004 Pre-Olympic Qualifier in Madrid Spain, the 2005 Junior World Cup in Rotterdam, Netherlands, the 2006 World Cup in Monchengladbach, Germany, the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, the FIH Hero Honda Men’s World Cup in India in 2010 and the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Nii has served on AfHF and FIH Committees and is currently the lead member of the AfHF Appointments Committee.

He was awarded the 2018 FIH Diploma of Merit for his distinguished service to hockey, as well as the 2020 FIH President’s Award for his long and valuable services that have had an indisputable beneficial effect for hockey at international level.


Sarah Bennet (Zimbabwe)

Vice President | AfHF
Sarah Bennett, is currently the Deputy Head at Ariel School in Zimbabwe, holding a degree in Sports Psychology.

Sarah was a member of the Zimbabwe Women’s National team from 2001 – 2007 after which she retired to pursue her umpiring career as an FIH international umpire. She is currently an FIH Technical Official.

Sarah is currently the Hon. Secretary General of the Hockey Association of Zimbabwe [HAZ] (2004 – present).

Elizabeth KING (Ghana)

Elizabeth KingElizabeth KingActing Treasurer | AfHF
A very humble, God fearing, highly disciplined, hardworking and dynamic woman, A Director of Prisons with over 38 years experience working in various capacities in the Ghana Prisons Service and rose to the rank of Director of Prisons 2nd highest in the service and very interested in sports.

I was born into a sporting family where my mother was a sports woman and my elder sister was a national athlete-hurdler. St Monica’s began participating in hockey tournaments in the Ashanti Region and by virtue of our successes some of us were chosen to be in the Ashanti Regional team and won all tournaments in Regional tournament. In 1972 I was among the first ladies to form National women’s hockey team under the captainship of Mrs. Margaret Akofio- Sowah and participated in Ghana Nigeria and All Africa Games in Bulawayo-Zimbabwe. [Read More]

Ahmed Azmy (Egypt)

Ahmed Azmy - CEO, AfHF

Ahmed Azmy - CEO, AfHF Ahmed Azmy

Chief Executive Officer | AfHF
Ahmed is a well-rounded Business Executive with management experience built over more than 25 years. He joined the AfHF as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in January 2017. Ahmed holds an MBA from the American University in Cairo and has acquired multiple experiences in management across many disciplines and diverse industries.

Ahmed believes that the future for Africa is now, especially across many fronts including sports. Coming from a hockey background, he is passionate about pursuing what he sees as a big opportunity for potential growth for African Hockey in the coming years.[Read More]

Elected Board members:

Professor Ediga Agbo (Nigeria)[Read Profile]
Mr. Kaushik Doshi (Tanzania)[Read Profile]
Mr. Shiraz Yakub (Kenya) [Read Profile]

Co-opted members:

Ms. Jacqueline Mwangi (Kenya) [Read Profile]
Mr. Tarek Amer (EGY) [Read Profile]
Ms. Sheila Brown (South Africa) [Read Profile]



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