Soccerex Asian Forum
All India Football Federation general secretary Kushal Das has confirmed participation at the Soccerex Asian Forum in Jordan.
conference will take place on May 13-14 at the King Hussein Bin Talal
Kushal will talk about the growth of Indian football, and how the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup has impacted the country.
There will also be discussions on grassroots programs that have begun in India, and the development of a Liverpool FC soccer academy.
“To have Soccerex staging an event in Asia is a great opportunity for us and the whole of the Asian market,” Kushal said in a statement.
“Indian football is going through an exciting transition, justified by FIFA’s decision to award us the 2017 U-17 World Cup; there is no better place than Soccerex to showcase the best of Indian football and the unique business opportunities our market offers.”
For more information on the Asian Forum contact Soccerex on [email protected] or call us on +44 208 987 5522
African Football Executive Confex
The 4th African Football Executive Confex will take place on April 10-11 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Liverpool FC and Umbro announced they will have presences at the Confex this year. Liverpool’s Chief Media officer Matthew Baxter will attend the conference, and Umbro will deliver a presentation on “African Football Commercialization and Merchandizing.”
African Football leaders, NGOs, sponsors, and federations will gather to discuss problems in African Football and various solutions. Various topics including sponsorship, social media, talent identification, and more will be discussed at the conference.
Speakers for the conference have been announced and can be found here.
The two day conference will feature keynote speakers, panel discussions, and talks given by high level speakers.
For more information about the conference click here. Registration information will be available when it is announced.
By INSIDER’s Aaron Bauer
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