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World Football Forum to return to China in 2018!

World Football Forum today announced that following the successful conclusion of the first World Football Forum to be staged in China last month, Eventica Sport’s annual football industry event will be returning to the country in 2018. In what has been a ground-breaking year for the World Football Forum, 2017 …

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO Interview with Sunando Dhar (CEO, I-League) at the World Football Forum 2017!

At the World Football Forum on Thursday, May 18 at the Changsha Convention Center in China, we Chris Punnakkattu Daniel (cpdfootball.de) and myself (arunfoot.com) caught-up with I-League CEO Sunando Dhar at the forum to speak with him about the current scenario in Indian football, an indepth look at the I-League …

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The Indian Football session at the World Football Forum 2017 in China!

The World Football Forum 2017 was hosted in the Chinese city of Changsha from May 18 to 20 which featured the hot football topics of our times besides the host country China, next years 2018 FIFA World Cup hosts Russia and this years 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup hosts India. …

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AIFF vice-president Subrata Dutta thinks India will deliver a success FIFA U-17 World Cup!

On the sidelines of the World Football Forum 2017 in Changsha, China; the AIFF vice-president Subrata Dutta spoke with global news agency AFP and amongst other things told them that the FIFA U-17 World Cup would be a success unlike the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Subrata Dutta said, “It (FIFA U-17 …

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World Football Forum 2017 in Changsha, China closes on a high!

Football and industry leaders from China and across Asia and Europe have travelled back home from the World Football Forum 2017 in the Chinese city of Changsha, following three days of discussion, insight – and some world-class football from international football legends Robert Pires, Giazka Mendieta, Gianluca Zambrotta, Gilberto da …

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World Football Forum 2017 is in Full Swing in Changsha, China!

The World Football Forum 2017 which started yesterday, May 18 in Changsha, China, continued today. The second day of the forum opened with a plenary session “Football Russia: The State of the Game in FIFA’s Host Nation’, followed by the morning keynote address delivered by Alexander Djordjadze, Deputy CEO, 2018 …

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The World Football Forum 2017 opens in Changsha!

The World Football Forum, a high profile international conference focusing on the multi-billion dollar business of football, opened in Changsha International Convention and Exhibition Centre today, with speeches by Zhang Jian, First Vice President & General Secretary of Chinese Football Association, Xiang Lili, Executive Vice Governor of Hunan Province, Li …

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iSportconnect host Successful China Directors’ Club at World Football Forum!

iSportconnect, the world’s largest global private network of sports business executives, successfully hosted their second China Directors’ Club in association with World Football Forum in the stunning Wanda Visa Hotel in Changsha on Thursday, May 18. Tony Xia Jiantong, Owner and Chairman of Aston Villa Football Club, was the featured …

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World Football Forum 2017 to feature Indian Football session!

The 2017 edition of the World Football Forum is set to feature an Indian Football session, which will be moderated by me. The WFF 2017 is being held from May 18 to 21 in the Chinese city of Changsha in Hunan province. As the organisers say, India is the ‘New …

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