Patrick Vieira, La Liga President and EPFL to speak on Football Against Hunger at Soccerex European Forum
23 Feb 2011
Soccerex are delighted to announce that Patrick Vieira will be speaking alongside La Liga President, Jose Luis Astiazaran and European Professional Leagues Association (EPFL) CEO, Emanuel Medeiros as part of a press conference on European football’s “Professional Football Against Hunger” project at the Soccerex European Forum 2011 – 30-31 March, Manchester.
The “Professional Football Against Hunger” project aims to use football’s worldwide appeal and power to engage massive audiences to inspire people to team up and help those in need. The Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL), the European Union – Humanitarian Aid (EU) and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will be holding the press conference to discuss their current football-related joint initiatives in the fight against hunger.
The press conference will take place on Wednesday 30th March and will follow on from the EPFL’s General meeting which is taking place at the Forum, earlier that day, ensuring that representatives from all of Europe’s major leagues will be in attendance.
The Press Conference is part of a diverse agenda reflecting the latest issues in European Football including Financial Fair Play, sponsorship, commercial strategies, social media and fan interaction and International FA development.