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Tue. 02 March 2021

Going backwards to go forwards: City are the masters

Issue number 327 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post crunches the InStat data on the direction of passes made during current season by more than 500 teams from 31 European leagues. No club made so far a greater...[more]

Wed. 24 February 2021

Exclusive list of likely future full internationals

Who are the U23 players with the best credentials to make soon their national A-team debut with one of the nations in the 20 top positions of the FIFA rankings? Issue number 326 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post...[more]

Wed. 17 February 2021

Pandemic boosts talent exposure in Latin America

The CIES Football Observatory just disclosed its second analysis on the demographic profile of players and teams in four Latin American top divisions: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Chili. The study notably reveals that the...[more]

Tue. 16 February 2021

Congratulations to the graduates of the FIFA/CIES Football Executive Programme for French-speaking African FIFA Member Associations!

Last week, 38 participants from 19 African FIFA Member Associations presented their Final Projects to grow the Game in the continent. Organised by FIFA and CIES in partnership with Université Cheikh Anta Diop, the programme is...[more]

Mon. 15 February 2021


Fernando Roitman Current Position: Founder of CIES Sports Intelligence Year of Graduation: 2015 (15th edition) Nationalities: Argentina and Italy What does your current role involve? Following brief experiences at the World...[more]

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