President Samia Suluhu was commenting about sportswomen
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan is being criticised online for her remarks on female footballers having “flat chests” and being unsightly for marital relationship.
The president was speaking at state home in Dar es Salaam to get a prize won by the nationwide under-23 football group for the season’s Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa difficulty cup.
She stated while ladies were making the nation proud by winning prizes, a few of them did not stand an opportunity at marrying since of the method they looked.
“If we bring them here and line them up, for those with flat chests, you may believe they are guys– not ladies,” she stated of the ladies’s football group.
She stated while a few of the sportswomen were wed, the majority of them were not, “and for the way they are, a life of marriage… is a just a dream”.
The president stated sportspeople were living a hard life after their profession in sports and asked the authorities to guarantee their future was well looked after after retirement. She kept in mind that it was especially harder for ladies “where their legs are tired, when they have retired from the sport”.
Some individuals have actually been criticising her remarks. One Twitter user shared part of President Samia’s speech while criticising it: