Rohr, Amuneke Invited For FIFA Football Conference In London

The world governing body FIFA have invited Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, and Nigeria's ex-international, Emmanuel Amuneke to attend a FIFA Football Conference billed for September 23 in London.

Also listed along with other head coaches and technical directors of all FIFA member associations for the football talk-shop in London is Technical Director of the Nigerian Football Federation Bitrus Bewarang.

Amuneke who led the Golden Eaglets in 2015 to win the FIFA Under-17 World Cup for Nigeria a record sixth time in Chile was a member of FIFA's Technical Study Group for the Russia 2018 World Cup last month.

The FIFA Football Conference aim to analyze FIFA's flagship competition from a technical and tactical point of view, identify trends and compare the major findings with earlier editions of the FIFA World Cup based on the information by FIFA's TSG, which is due to be presented at the conference according to a statement from FIFA’s official website. The event will also take a look at the implementation of VAR and its impact on the game.

Also, a single event for all FIFA member associations will be organised for the first time unlike the post-FIFA World Cup conferences organised by FIFA after Brazil 2014 and South Africa 2010, based on the FIFA 2.0 vision, which plans to promote an enhanced dialogue with member associations and confederations at all levels.

In addition to the FIFA Football Conference, individual meetings with the technical experts of the confederations and member associations are intended.

The FIFA Football Conference will hold on the eve of The Best FIFA Football Awards.

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