- Almost 200 member associations had been represented on the FIFA Soccer Convention
- On the agenda: an evaluation of the prevalent ways and tendencies at Russia 2018
- A few of the coaches in attendance gave their opinion on the occasion and its findings
The FIFA Soccer Convention in London, the place coaches and technical administrators from near 200 member associations gathered to determine crucial rising soccer tendencies from the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, got here to a profitable conclusion on Sunday.
On the finish of the occasion, a number of the members shared their ideas and experiences and burdened the significance of holding gatherings of this nature, which deliver collectively the soccer household and go away room for reflective evaluation.
“It’s an excellent, constructive factor, having the ability to assist and share concepts, hear different factors of view and analyse the whole lot from a worldwide perspective. I’ve discovered it very attention-grabbing.”
Luis Enrique, Spain coach
“It’s crucial to carry occasions like this. It offers us entry to evaluation carried out by extremely skilled coaches and figures, which is able to undoubtedly be of nice use to us. It’s additionally a incredible alternative to spend a little bit of time with different coaches, as a result of, usually, after we see one another for a match, we don’t have a lot time, whereas at an occasion like this one we are able to relate to one another higher.”
Didier Deschamps, France coach
“It’s important for the soccer group to have the ability to deliver collectively all these nice folks in the identical room and discuss numerous facets of the sport.”
Roberto Martinez, Belgium coach
“It was sensible to be right here and take heed to the presenters on stage, like Didier Deschamps and Carlos Parreira, who’ve each managed to win a World Cup, but in addition simply to talk and blend informally with different coaches, one thing that positively helps us to raised perceive the sport.”
Gareth Southgate, England coach
“It’s been an important occasion for us. We acquired plenty of data and statistics about the newest World Cup, in addition to benefiting from the data and expertise of a number of the coaches on stage. It has helped us to boost our data and to enhance.”
Juan Antonio Pizzi, Saudi Arabia coach
“I believe that having the soccer household collect like this can assist us to develop collectively. The true spirit of the sport is that we don’t play towards one another, however that we play collectively. The nice problem now could be to make sure that we develop collectively with out leaving anybody behind.”