International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Tel +41 32 718 39 00


Wed. 01 December 2021


Amir Khosravi Current Position: Deputy General Secretary, Iran Football Federation Year of graduation: 2018 (18th edition) Nationality: Iranian What does your current role involve? I have been working at the Iran Football...[more]

Mon. 29 November 2021

Celtic FC are ball circulation champions

Issue number 358 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post analyses the InStat data on the number of passes attempted per match and their average length for teams from 40 leagues worldwide. The multiplication of these two...[more]

Thu. 25 November 2021

In Conversation with Ricardo Trade

Here we speak to Ricardo Trade, who was recently appointed as the Deputy CEO ofOperations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 ™ and who has served as the CIES Coordinatorin Brazil since 2013. He shares with us his enthusiasm for...[more]

Mon. 22 November 2021

Use of players: South America stands out

Issue number 357 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks teams from 84 top divisions worldwide according to the number of players fielded in domestic league matches during the last 365 days. The figures greatly vary...[more]

Thu. 18 November 2021

Ecuador: Closing ceremony held for the second edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme

The closing ceremony for the second edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in Sports Management took place on 9 November 2021 at the campus of the Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) in Quito. Twenty three students received their...[more]

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