THE UNIVERSITY OF NEUCHATEL AND FIFA INAUGURATE THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR SPORTS STUDIES IN NEUCHATEL

PROGRAMME

09.30     Opening of Congress

09.45          "Economic and social stakes in sports ",
          Speech by Jacques Defrance, Professor at the
          University of Paris-Sud

10.30     "Creation and administration of a new division one 
          professional soccer league: the example of the Major 
          League Soccer", Speech by Alan I. Rothenberg, 
          President US Soccer

12.00     Lunch

14.00     "What player market regulation, if any,
          is needed in professional team sports?",
          Speech by Stefan KÚsenne, Professor at the
          University of Antwerp

15.30     "Major problems confronting the organisers of the 
          1998 World Cup in France",
          Speech by Michel Platini, co-president of the 
          French Organising Committee CFO FRANCE 98

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FIFA COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION
Zurich, 8 January 1995

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