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AFRICAN FOOTBALL THE WAY FORWARD GLOBAL CONVENTION 2017

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Sandton Convention Centre

161 Maude Street

Johannesburg, GP 2196

South Africa

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM:

To Build a Profitable Football Team
Subscription
Sponsorship
Digital Advertising
Corporate Volunteering
Equipment
Sell Equity

Ticket Sales
Merchandise
Governments Grants
Share or Cooperative Model

HOW DOES A FOOTBALL CLUB MAKE ITS MONEY:

Sponsorship
Merchandise
Matchday Revenue
Transfers
TV Deals
Prize Money

RUNNING A PROFITABLE CLUB:

CEO
Secretary
Treasurer
Marketing Manager
Equipment Officer
Financial control & Stability

FOOTBALL, BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT:

They must start to see football clubs as major social and economic contributors and allow professionals in the various arms of the industry to take charge.

This will encourage rich investors from home and abroad to come invest and take clubs beyond mere
football playing entities, and build new outlets and activities that will yield additional revenue to the clubs using the power of their followership.

UNDERSTAND THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION’S REGULATIONS:

Basics:
Registration
Reputation Text
Conflicts of Interest
Approaches to Players under Contract

Referee Football Rules:

The Authority of the Referee
Decisions of the Referee
Liability of Match Officials
Referee Equipment
Referee Signals

THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN STARTING UP A FOOTBALL ACADEMY AND THE IMPORTANCE OF ACADEMIES TO THE CLUB AND NATIONAL TEAM:

Employ the Right People
Find the Perfect Playing Field
Recruit Talented Players
Invest in the Proper Equipment
Generate Local Support
Funding
Register Your Academy

WHAT FOOTBALL ACADEMIES TRY TO DO:

All Academies have a vision and objectives and usually an extensive delivery programme through which they aim to achieve their vision and objectives. Here are few of the objectives of some of the top European academies:

Player development is the key driver at academies, partly because developing their own players is usually cheaper than buying in quality form elsewhere, but also because selling senior players can generate huge incomes.

FOOTBALL COACHING SKILLS:

Smart coaches keep their own football coaching skills current with today’s game by attending the best coaching training available.

Providing a wide variety of options for updating your football coaching skills.

Sending your entire staff through training allows you to develop and build the whole program.

Getting back to basics and reinforcing sound football coaching skills is a critical fou8ndation for building a winning football program.

WOMEN FOOTBALL IN AFRICA:

Football is one of several sports played by women in Africa with the sport facing several challenges during development.

Is CAF neglect killing women football in Africa.

Players abandon the African league for overseas clubs owning to cultural factors and neglect.

Lack of Sponsorship, motivation, poor welfare and believe that we can never make a difference with our talent.
African female sides hardly attend local, let alone international friendly matches due to lack of funds

FIFA gives CAF a lot of money for the development of women football which should be use for national teams, national league and continental women championship.

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