Soccerex enters Day 2 as sessions delve into running successful leagues

The international football expo has drawn a wide net of the games’ past stars, investors and administrators

Soccerex seminar enters Day 2 in Lagos on Friday and giving back to the community is places on the front burner an important responsibility for football.

Day 2 will showcase some football related Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects and highlight the role of football in society, especially in West Africa. This session will be moderated by Eniola Aluko, a Nigerian who plays for England's national women's team.

Another session that will be of utmost relevance is 'Succesfully running a professional league' which will have Redha Chibani of the French League and Robert Niemann, who will share his experiences of running a Bundesliga side, 1860 Munich.

Former Arsenal Vice-Chairman, David Dein will also be delivering a Masterclass with particular focus on the football market in West Africa.

Kwesi Nyantakyi, the President, Ghana Football Association will also be making a presentation on specific football projects in the West African region.

The international football expo will be then be rounded off by remarks from Lagos State's sports commissioner, Wahid Enitan Oshodi and afterwards a cocktail for all delegates to network a final time.

Over the two days of the conference there have been series of calls on football administrators in West Africa to embrace the issue of the world's best practises in business, that been the only assured way with which everyone connected to the game will see tangible growth.

The Soccerex family moves on to Durban, South Africa from October 23 - 24.