Our Partners and funders:

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Our board and staff:

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Ike Chime, chairperson

Ike Chime is a media personality who has worked as a producer, presenter, and Dj in various media houses, including the iconic Radio City, Helsinki. He was a founding member of the Finnish Olympic Committee (former SLU) committee for equality, and also a former member, FareNetwork board of directors. Ike Chime is also a published writer and a recorded musician.

Ike Chime has been awarded the Finnish Cross of Honour in 2008.

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Lulu Sabbiti, vice chairperson & project leader

Lulu Sabbiti is a reknown DJ, board member of Liikkukaa - Sports For All and leader of our SPIN - Women project. DJ Lulu is the first female Afrobeat Dj in Finland's history. However being the groovy and versatile DJ that she is, you can also count on her to spin out the hottest and latest NRJ jams, reggae, dancehall, hip-hop and house music among other music genres.


Christian Thibault, CEO

Christian Thibault holds a bachelors degree in business and is passionate about sports and social inclusion. He is also a certificated Football coach and referee.

Christian Thibault has been awarded with the Finnish Cross of Honor in 2008 and the Global Family Award in 2017.


Cynthia Uwak, RESPECT-PRIDE ambassador

Two times African Player of the Year, African Cup Winner and Champions League Winner Cynthia Uwak, the first out Pro-Player in football is our RESPECT-Pride ambassador.

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Jean Marc Alingue, EU - project coordinator

Jean Marc Alingue has been with Liikkukaa - Sports For All since the beginning. He is a sports trainer and football referee and is also running community and infrastructure development projects in his native Chad.