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Mon. 30 November 2015

URJC : Alumnus joins the Portuguese Football Federation

João Fonseca, a graduate from the 2015 edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management organised at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and with the Real Federación Española de Fútbol, has just been appointed as a Junior Football Analytics Manager at the Portuguese Football Federation (PFF).

Working closely with the CEO of the PFF, João’s main responsibilities will be to carry out statistical analysis which will offer an innovative perspective on football.

João said, “Thanks to the URJC/RFEF/FIFA/CIES Programme, I could acquire numerous tools relating to sport business. I have now become a more competent professional. This Programme strives for excellence. I strongly recommend it!”

Thank you João for your trust in us and we wish you much satisfaction in your new role!