Luque, 08 September 2022.- CONMEBOL, the governing body of South American football, and The Football Business Academy, the world leader in business education in football, have reached a cooperation agreement. This milestone will allow both organizations to further their mission of developing and accelerating the professionalization of current and aspiring leaders in the football industry in South America.

The purpose of this agreement is to establish a partnership between CONMEBOL and FBA to implement an academic program and a training system in which students of the Professional Master in Football Management can acquire knowledge and a practical vision of various aspects of management. football assets. CONMEBOL will be able to use the services of FBA as a tool for the strategic development of its business activities and facilitate rapid market penetration for students.

The FBA Professional Master in Football Management selects candidates from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds who receive real industry knowledge, networking opportunities, and practical experience through a 12-month program.

“It is a great opportunity for both institutions to achieve significant results that foster and develop the South American football industry. With this alliance, CONMEBOL will provide a space for students to present their skills and business projects,” he said.highlighted Monserrat Jiménez, Deputy Secretary General and Legal Director of CONMEBOL

“We are delighted to welcome CONMEBOL as a new partner and a valued member of our network. We stand ready to join forces to continue to launch this great alliance and push the boundaries and work hard for the better development and continued growth of South American football. As an Argentine, I am proud to see the broad facets and dimensions of our governing body’s commitment to our mission and pursuit of excellence and success through education.”stated Lucia Estevez, Head of Communications at FBA


CONMEBOL is the South American Football Confederation, one of the six FIFA Confederations in the world, and the main governing body of football in the southern region of the continent (in addition to Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana). CONMEBOL is a non-profit, non-profit organization made up of ten national football associations based in South America. All are represented in the different bodies of the body, with Congress having the highest authority, which normally takes place between January and April each year.

The ten Member Associations are equal and balanced among themselves and form the Confederation Council, represented by their respective presidents.

Societies of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Brazil are founding members of CONMEBOL.


Football Business Academy is a global leader in football business education, with the goal of accelerating the professionalization of the football industry and training current and future leaders in the game. Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Switzerland, FBA is best known for its Professional Master in Football Business, a 12-month program with two courses per year.

Additionally, various industry stakeholders seek the services of FBA for the creation and development of various workshops, certificates and/or diplomas. Within our global partner network: NWSL, Club Nacional de Football, Irish FA, Saudi Pro League, SL Benfica, Common Goal,, UNAFUT, Royal Belgium FA, YouFirst, RCD Espanyol, Soccerex and Sportive Ways.

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