Anastasia (Natasha) grew up in a soccer family, married to an international Greek soccer player, Angelo, coach and administrator.
They were both involved in amateur football, as they always love and believed in the football development.
From 1985 Anastasia was involved with professional football clubs (PSL), in marketing and PR. Swallows ,Blackpool etc.
1987: Appointed as a Manager Director of Sundowns FC.
1988: Sundowns wins the first league title and start to earn a place as a top team in South Africa (Angelo was the coach).
1990: Anastasia and Angelo buy the shares of the club, together with Abe Krok and the glory days of Sundowns starts. The club kept winning trophies more than any other team in South Africa. Also for the first time participate in CAF African Champions League.
CAF Fnal and game of the year 2002
Best team of the decade 1990 – 2000
Sundowns keep up the development and in many occasions has 7 players at the same time in the Bafana Bafana squad.
PSL (Professional Soccer League):
Anastasia has been elected as the First Woman in the 11 men NSL PSL Executive.
Served in the security committee of PSL.
Chairperson of the Legacy Committee PSL
As social worker believes in development and how to help the society through football.
SAFA (South Africa Football Association):
First woman been elected at the executive committee of SAFA.
She is an NEC member
First Chairperson of women’s football for years
Served in the indoor football committee
Task committee for Bafana Bafana FIFA World Cup Korea Japan
5 )Served in SAFA’s international board
6)Chair Person of SAFA’s Technical Committee
7)Chair Person of SAFA’s Referees Committee
8) Chair Person of SAFA’s Medical
First South African woman been appointed in CAF
Served as Vice President of CAF Women’s Organizing Committee
CAF Organizing committee women’s football AFCON Equatorial Quinea
First Ever South African to be appointed in FIFA’s committee.
Served in FIFA Football Committee together with the great PELE, George Weah,
Sir Boby Chalton, Franz Beckenbaoure , Michell Platini and many other legends
U17 World Cup Committee
First FIFA women Acting Chairperson of U17 WWC Azerbaijan 2012
FIFA World Cup South Africa LOC: 2010
First Woman to be appointed in the Local Organizing Committee (for 2 years the only woman)
Served in the Legacy Committee
2)Served in the Marketing Committee
Anastasia serves as a match commissioner
SAFA Play Offs and International Games
CAF International Games both men and women teams as well as National Teams
FIFA Olympic qualifying games
Several honours from both PSL and SAFA
Special award from CAF for Achievement in Football 2003
Woman of the Year 1998
The President of the Republic of South Africa Award
Honour for FIFA World Cup South Africa
Her dream is to develop both man and Women’s football in Africa
With knowledge , determination and hard work we can make a big
Deference in children’s Life and our youth in Africa can develop to
The best players ,students and the future Legend’s
Anastasia is been elected in September 2013 once again as National Executive
Member of South Africa Football Association .
Anastasia is a business women and her family is involve in commodity
Business as well as different projects
She is a joint Chair of Tsichlas Investments as well as a share holder of BEE
THE MOST IMPORTANT ACHIEVEMENT:
Through football be able to help underprivileged people and the love and respect She gets back from PEOPLE