Having only concluded the two day CAF Workshop in Rabat, Morocco, former Africa Footballer of the Year, Emmanuel Amuneke has been invited by FIFA for the Football Conference in London which holds just before the FIFA Best Awards
Based on information from the World Football governing body’s website, FIFA hopes to use the opportunity to analyze the recently concluded World Cup competition from a technical and tactical standpoint, identify trends then compare with previous FIFA World Cup based on the report from the 2018 FIFA World Cup Technical Study Group (TSG).
FIFA Deputy Secretary General, Zvonimir Boban while speaking to FIFA.com said,“The Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup was a huge success on and off the pitch.”
On the aim of the conference, he said, “Through this conference, we hope to present and discuss the main findings identified on the pitch by our experts while listening to the feedback from our member associations.”
“The World Cup should be seen as a learning platform that could have a positive impact on football’s technical development around the world. By having a single conference, we can engage with all our member associations at once and trigger a rich and diverse football dialogue.” as he concluded his statement on the upcoming conference in London
It was also revealed that a single event for all FIFA member associations is will be organised for the first time unlike the post-FIFA World Cup Conferences organised by FIFA after Brazil 2014 and South Africa 2010, based on the FIFA 2.0 vision, which aims to promote an enhanced dialogue with member associations and confederations at all levels.
Besides the FIFA Football Conference, individual meetings with the technical experts of the confederations and member associations are planned.
Other invitees to the Football Conference in London affiliated with the Nigeria Football Federation are the Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr and the Federation’s Technical Director, Bitrus Bewarang.
FIFA also extended its invitation to other head coaches and technical directors of all member associations.
Credit : Kola Daniel