FIFA President Receives BZU Students

The President of the Fédération
Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Joseph Blatter, recently received
BZU students who participated in the Sport Management
Program held at the Center for Continuing
Education (CCE) at BZU and whose final
project was a winner. The course on sport management was conducted by the CCE in
collaboration with the International Center for Sports Studies (CIES) and the Palestinian Football Association.


Blatter expressed his pleasure
at receiving BZU students at FIFA headquarters, applauding their innovative efforts to offer
creative ideas for the development of sports management during the last six

The winning
project titled "Recycling for Sport" sought to recycle used tires for the purpose of equipping stadiums and sports halls. The project is the fruit of efforts undertaken by participants in
the CCE course as well as trainers,
who designed and conducted
training courses and supervised the final project. The Sport Management Program at the CCE has been implemented over the past three years and has produced a
number of success stories.

The project was presented before an
audience of FIFA Master students. It was greatly appreciated by the program supervisory committee for
its athletic, as well as economic and environmental value.


At the end of the meeting, BZU student Ayat Sa’afean
from the Palestinian Football Association presented a gift to Blatter in acknowledgement of his continuous support of Palestinian sports.