Morocco hosts FIFA club licensing seminar
Morocco has turn out to be the latest nation to host a FIFA club licensing seminar as world football's governing body continues to expand club licensing globally in conjunction with the confederations with the aim of strengthening the professionalisation of club football.
Former Moroccan international Mustapha Hadji, who participated in two FIFA Globe Cups and was named African Footballer from the Year in 1998, gave the keynote speech this morning to kick off the two-day seminar."With my expertise as an expert player at clubs in France, Portugal, Spain, England and Germany, I've noticed how club football positive aspects from experienced club management," he mentioned. "African club football will advantage in the implementation of a club licensing system. Additionally, it is an awesome chance to bring with each other all significant stakeholders - associations, leagues, clubs and players, and this really is a opportunity that we, as a continent, cannot miss."
"The FIFA Club Licensing Seminar is vital as well as a wonderful opportunity. It is going to benefit CAF's club football and African football generally."
Organised in collaboration with CAF, the seminar is becoming held in Casablanca on 3 and four August 2016 with 14 member associations in attendance as well as representatives of clubs and players' associations.