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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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Francis Kahata
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Ethnicity and Football

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Kenya is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in Africa, if not the world. Ethnicity has played a central role in almost all spheres of the country’s development…

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Fatma Samoura at Soccerex
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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.

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Developing talent for the local market

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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…

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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.

Aritcle , development , Management , Research

Stakeholder Capitalism

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In the wake of Zurich arrests and subsequent resignation of newly elected FIFA president Sepp Blatter, a lot of questions have been raised about the running of the world’s greatest game. At the end of World Cup 2014 in Brazil there was a lot of debate about…

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Lesson from the UEFA Youth League

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Last year in April when I got wind that the finals of the UEFA Youth League would be at the Centre Sportif de Colovray, Nyon, I got really excited at the prospect of watching the Barcelona youth team (against Benfica). I could not resist the offer of…

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Infrastrategy

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In my previous article, I fronted schools as the way to go when it comes to football development. I mentioned that one of the reasons this strategy will work is that most schools already have the required infrastructure, the key…

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A Strategy for Growth and Development

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Late last year Football Kenya Federation launched the 10-year strategic plan for the development of football in Kenya. I have not managed to trace the document but I have read references to the same. One of the key proposals by the federation is to have an expanded…

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Football: More than just a Game – A PEST Analysis

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Football is just a game. However, because of the number of people involved in the sport it has become very much integrated with world affairs. Football impacts Political, Economic, Social and Technological (PEST) aspects of the world.

In this analysis I will look at these four…