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Indian coach Wim Koevermans in star-studded speakers’ lineup at GIFT 2013

Amoy Ghoshal
1.13K   //    08 Mar 2013, 23:56 IST

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Indian national football team coach Wim Koevermans will be one of many eminent speakers at GIFT (Goa International Football Table) 2013, a football specific conference organised by the Goa Football Development Council (GFDC) on March 15 and 16 at the Marriott Resort and Spa Miramar, Panaji, Goa.

Besides Koevermans, former Indian goalkeeper Victor Manjila, AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das, AIFF Academy Instructor Scott O’Donnell and FIFA Regional Development Officer Shaji Prabhakaran are also in the speaker’s list.

The star-studded speakers’ lineup also comprises former Singapore captain Ramu Sasikumar, Burnley Chief Executive Officer Paul John Fletcher and South African Football Association CEO Dr. Robin Peterson.

Our very own Porush Jain, CEO of Sportskeeda, will also be speaking at this two-day conference which has a view to catalyse the football industry.

The inaugural edition of GIFT will also lay the foundation to initiate vital dialogue on the importance of football in relation to the socio-economic development of Goa, whose official state sport is the beautiful game.

GIFT 2013 has received tremendous support from knowledge partner TransStadia, and will be promoted by football magazine 90 minutes along with online partner Sportskeeda.

Other Speakers:

Hass Aminian (Director,New Business Development Sportfive International (Asia )); Kenny Moyes (Managing Director and Players Agent at Libero Sports); Dr. Narendra Jadhav (Member, Planning Commission of India); Shrinivas Dempo (AIFF Vice President); Agnello Dias (Chairman & Co-Founder Taproot); Shivanand V Salgaocar (Managing Director and Co-owner of VM Salgaocar Group of Companies, President Salgaocar FC) Radhakrishnan Sreenivasan (Sports Editor/ Senior Presenter Neo Sports);  Sundeep Misra (Head, Sports Initiatives, Network 1); Joan Cusco (Executive Vice-President Beach Soccer World Wide (BSWW)); Velanka Alemao (CEO, Churchill Bros SC); Arunava Chaudhuri (Chief Editor Sports Commentator); Joshua Lewis (CEO Kenkre Football Academy); Mohamed Basir (Coach Education Department); Paul Fletcher (Founder & Member Partner StadiArena).

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Amoy Ghoshal
A passionate football follower, Amoy Ghoshal has been covering Indian football for almost six years now having worked at and Hindustan Times previously..
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