Soccerex Seminar Lagos set to address issue of enhancing local football
16 Aug 2012
Soccerex has announced that experts from the French Football League (LFP) and German Football League (DFL) will join Nigerian football legend Adokiye Amiesimaka in a session focusing on the challenges of running a local professional league at Soccerex Seminar Lagos, which takes place from September 27-28.
The LFP’s international development manager, Redha Chibani, will be accompanied by CEO of Niemann International and former chief executive of DFL Sports, Dr Robert Niemann. The session will see the panel put their extensive experience into practice and discuss possible ways to increase the quality of participation at all levels of Nigerian football, with the aim of attracting new sponsors and fans to make regional football more popular.
Amiesimaka will give a first-hand experience of how popular local football used to be during his illustrious playing career. Amiesimaka played for the Nigerian national team whilst studying law and rose to become state attorney general. He is now a distinguished journalist commenting on football and social issues affecting Nigeria.
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.