WFS Speakers

We’ll meet again very soon
We’ll meet again very soon 2560 1250 World Football Summit

We continue to work to host our upcoming events as planned, but before that we have to defeat the coronavirus. Let’s do it together!

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Janine van Wyk: “I felt the need to create a platform for girls who love the game”
Janine van Wyk: “I felt the need to create a platform for girls who love the game” 892 598 World Football Summit

Banyana Banyana captain and founder of football club JVW thinks Africa is on track to grow women football.

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LaLiga – WFS: the winning partnership continues!
LaLiga – WFS: the winning partnership continues! 2560 1707 World Football Summit

The top-tier of Spanish football, involved in WFS since the first edition, will continue as our Global Partner for 2020.

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Desiree Ellis: “WFS Africa has the pontential to catapult the growth of the game in Africa”
Desiree Ellis: “WFS Africa has the pontential to catapult the growth of the game in Africa” 924 614 World Football Summit

WFS Africa will take place in the ICC Durban on March 17th and 18th and it will gather global and regional leaders such as FIFA Secretary General, Fatma Samoura; LaLiga President, Javier Tebas; Argentina legend, Juan Sebastián Verón; SAFA President, Danny Jordaan, or Sierra Leone Football Association President Isha Johansen among others.

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A Bafana Bafana legend joins the WFS Africa lineup
A Bafana Bafana legend joins the WFS Africa lineup 1200 1045 World Football Summit

Benni McCarthy and Sibusiso Zuma will be sharing their experiences and insight at the first edition of WFS Africa.

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Inside City Football Group’s multi-ownership strategy where 1+1=3
Inside City Football Group’s multi-ownership strategy where 1+1=3 602 540 World Football Summit

Don Dransfield, Director of Operations Development at City Football Group, explains the benefits of the strategy that more and more clubs are following.

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Johan Cruyff Institute
Johan Cruyff Institute renews as Academic Partner for WFS
Johan Cruyff Institute renews as Academic Partner for WFS 2048 1740 World Football Summit

World Football Summit is proud to announce the renewal of Johan Cruyff Institute as Academic Partner for 2020. The leading educational institution specializing in sports related programmes has been a…

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Fatma Samoura heads the first speaker lineup for the inaugural WFS Africa
Fatma Samoura heads the first speaker lineup for the inaugural WFS Africa 2723 2297 World Football Summit

The Secretary General of FIFA will be joined by global and regional leaders such as LaLiga’s Javier Tebas or SAFA’s Danny Jordan in the first WFS Africa.

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Atlanta United: The three-year old MLS franchise drawing more fans than 28 Champions League teams
Atlanta United: The three-year old MLS franchise drawing more fans than 28 Champions League teams 1080 720 World Football Summit

The team that only started competing in 2017 has won one championship and immeasurable plaudits. They’re posting the 10th-highest average attendances in all of football.

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FIFA’s plan to ensure clubs actually receive the compensation they’re due for training players
FIFA’s plan to ensure clubs actually receive the compensation they’re due for training players 5472 3648 World Football Summit

By creating the FIFA Clearing House, the organisation will take charge of processing payments of training rewards. Chief Legal Officer Emilio García outlined the governing body’s plans at WFS19.

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