Fatma Samoura at Soccerex
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.

Read more
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

Read more
What's new ?
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.

Aritcle , Technology

Managing Technological Innovation – FIFA TMS

An innovation is the implementation of a new or significantly improved product (good or service), or process, a new marketing method, or a new organisational method in business practices, workplace organisation or external relations. The TMS perfectly fits this definition from the Oslo Manual: Guidelines for Collecting and Interpreting Innovation Data, 3rd Edition.

Aritcle , Events , Sports

Football: Against Discrimination and Racism

Colombian Jorge Mesa who works as a driver for the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the UN Office in Geneva was equally elated, “In addition to participating in this tournament, I enjoy playing together with my friends from Paraguay, Chile and other parts of the world every Friday.” Jorge turned out for the UEFA team.

Aritcle , Events , Sports

Euro 2016

The amazing story that was Iceland, first-timers at the finals going all the way to the quarter finals knocking out the “mighty” England along the way. There’s could have been a fairy tale to many but behind the scenes I believe the Icelanders knew they were capable.

Aritcle

Tribute to Mathé

Mathé, since you left a lot has changed but for some strange reason I feel it will not surprise you when I get to tell you my story. But before that time comes I will tell those who know me because you defined who I am today….

Aritcle

Developing talent for the local market

The transfer window in Europe is proving to be quite interesting, generating a measure of excitement almost equal to that experienced in the course of the season. Manchester United looking like champions already, Raheem Sterling makes a ridiculously expensive move from Liverpool to Manchester City, Mourinho must be…

Aritcle

Saving the Leopard

However, the report more importantly highlights the need for sound structures to facilitate the execution of such strategic business operations. AFC Leopards needs proper structures and strong leadership. Failure to address these issues renders any other initiatives futile.