Thursday Jul 05, 2018. 14:00
Botswana Premier League (BPL) chief executive officer Thabo Ntshinogang has opened up about his trip to Moscow, Russia.
Ntshinogang, who is an International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) panelist, had a chat with the BFA website about the international Sport and Future conference.
Please explain the program you are going under
It is a Conference organized by the Higher School of Economics, considered to be the best university in Russia, the International Center for Sports Studies, that organizes de FIFA Master, well known as the best sports post-grad course in the world and the FIFA Master Alumni Association with the support of the Football Union of Russia.
The intentions of the program?
We discuss current trends in developing the worldwide sports industry, sports governance, technology and well as innovation.
Who else is attending?
The event will gather representatives from international sporting organizations, leading experts on sports and the heads of international and national football federations, leagues and clubs.
How will attending benefit Botswana and the Botswana premier league office?
It will benefit the Premier League and Botswana Football in a big way coz my participation as one of the panelists raises places BPL in a very prestigious position within the world of sports, raising its awareness and improving our international profile, which can be instrumental for attracting sponsors. Also, I will interact and share ideas with the other panelists and participants. Learning and networking.
Countries and number of people?
All the five continents will be represented with more than 100 countries.