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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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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

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Lesson from the UEFA Youth League

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

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…