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LFP and Bundesliga experts to talk leagues at Soccerex Seminar Lagos

Thu 16th Aug 2012 | Football Industry Events

Soccerex is delighted to announce that the French Football League’s (LFP) International Development Manager, Redha Chibani; CEO of NIEMANN International and former CEO of DFL Sports, Dr Robert Niemann will be joining Nigerian Football Legend, Adokiye Amiesimaka at the Soccerex Seminar Lagos, 27–28 September, on a session looking at the challenges of running a local professional league.

With the European Leagues dominating broadcast times and the fans attention, it has become more challenging to run a successful local league in West Africa. In this session the panel will put their extensive experience into practice and discuss possible ways to increase the quality of participation at all levels of Nigerian football, both on and off the pitch; with the aim of attracting new sponsors and bringing back fans to make regional football more popular again. Adokiye Amiesimaka will also be able to give firsthand experience of how popular local football used to be during his illustrious playing career. 

Redha Chibani has spent his entire career in the football industry working for major media companies Canal France International and TV5Monde. He then moved to the LFP as the International Development Manager focusing on their international media rights for the League 1, League 2, League Cup and the Champions Trophy.Dr Robert Niemann has had a distinguished football business career having held senior positions at DFL Sports Enterprises and football club 1860 Munich. NIEMANN International was founded in 2001 and focuses on a range of services across the football industry. His job as CEO of DFL Sports Enterprises allowed him to develop the Bundesliga and secure new television rights makes him an important addition to the panel.

Adokiye Amiesimaka is a rare and exemplary role model in the world of football, having played for the Nigerian national team as well as being an accomplished legal practitioner. He played for the national team whilst studying law and rose to become state attorney general. Mr Amiesimaka is now a distinguished journalist commenting on football and social issues affecting Nigeria.

Commenting on the announcement, Soccerex CEO Duncan Revie said: “We are thrilled that Redha, Robert and Adokiye will be joining us at the Soccerex Seminar Lagos. Their experience and passion for the development of football leagues makes them a superb addition to the panel and highlights the importance and quality of the seminar.”

For more information on the Soccerex Seminar Lagos please go to www.soccerex.com/lagos

Posted by: Aaron Gourley

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