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The Sausages Analogy

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Back when I was a boy, about eight or nine years old, video games were a rare spectacle. Few households owned a console, Atari, Nintendo or SEGA. Therefore, it…

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Aritcle , LifeStyle

The Year of Return – Part One

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In Washington, D.C., in September 2018, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo declared and formally launched “The Year of Return, Ghana 2019” for Africans in the Diaspora, giving fresh impetus to…

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Sports Betting – Against all Odds

In Kenya and many other countries, football provides the largest platform for sports betting. Combine that with Internet penetration through mobile, you have the next big thing if not already the big thing.

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Aritcle , development

Building the Women’s Game

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“As FIFA increases its efforts to grow the women’s game for all, the organisation recognises that more can be done to develop the grassroots, sporting and commercial growth of women’s football – a source of growth for football worldwide.”

That is FIFA 2.0 opening paragraph on…

Aritcle , development , Events

The Internationalisation of Football

China has been at the forefront of the internationalisation of football, as the current number one destination for European football entities in search of new markets. It is  rather obvious to see why this is the case – the size and the stability of the Chinese market. With an estimated population of over 1.4 billion people you can imagine the potential China holds for any company that ventures there.

Aritcle , Events , Projects

Strathmore Wazee wins Obama Cup 2018 – Report

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NAIROBI – Strathmore Wazee emerged winners of the 3rd edition of Obama Cup. Fourteen teams took part in the tournament an increase from the ten that took part in last year’s edition. The 7-a-side tournament which draws teams from the corporate sector, academia and local communities was…

Aritcle , development , Management

CHAN 2018 – The Debacle

That said, key areas that needed attention were hospitality, transport, infrastructure and security. Infrastructure should have been placed at the top of the agenda and construction and or renovation of stadiums and training grounds commenced immediately the country was handed the hosting rights. Hospitality has been a mainstay of Kenya’s economy, while security and transport were areas the government was already tending to, prior to the announcement. So in essence we only needed to work on the stadiums

Aritcle , Management , Research

FIFA Business Model

FIFA’s business model revolves around the quadrennial FIFA World Cup tournament, a product which the international federation sells to commercial partners, media broadcasters and fans obtaining billions of dollars in revenue. The tournament draws billions of viewers from around the world and is considered the second biggest sporting event in the world behind the Olympics.

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Strathmore University wins Obama Cup 2017 – Report

Participants lauded the initiative that was aimed towards bringing together the different players in society to address a key issue facing many youths today – unemployment. Towards this end, players were encouraged to interact both on and off the field, to exchange ideas and opportunities both within and outside the sports arena, including business ideas, career opportunities advice etc. Players and fans also expressed their satisfaction with the organisation of the tournament, congratulating the project team for a job well-done. 

Aritcle , Sports , Technology

Technology Transfer – FIFA TMS

TMS’s strong appropriability is mainly drawn from the legal or institutional framework under which it operates. In October 2010, the International Transfer Matching System (ITMS) developed by FIFA TMS became mandatory for Member Associations and clubs worldwide to use when completing an international professional player transfer. This effectively locked out anyone seeking to create a similar system as it would be of little or no value.