Paris, Jul 12 : FIFA will host first ever Football Conference in September aimed at analyzing the Women's World Cup France 2019 which concluded in Lyon on July 7, it announced on Friday.
The conference will be staged in Milan on September 22, on the eve of the Best FIFA Football Awards 2019.
Technical directors and women's national team coaches of FIFA's member associations will be invited to attend, as will all six confederations' technical directors and heads of women's football.
The program will comprise an analysis of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 from a technical, tactical and physical point of view, discussions on the main footballing trends in comparison to previous editions of the tournament, and the presentation of the FIFA Technical Study Group report.
"This historic conference will give us a unique opportunity to better understand how women's football has been developing on the pitch and the main lessons learnt from France. It's also an ideal platform to share experiences between well-established women's football powerhouses and those member associations that are starting to invest more and more in the female game," said Branimir Ujevic, FIFA's Head of Coaching & Player Development and the Project Lead for the Technical Study Group in France.
A similar conference was organized last year in London following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. (UNI-XINHUA)