[2011.04.11-17] The 1st Edition of the International Week of Football (IWF April 2011) has seen a thrilling success. The event was organised in association between the University of Greenwich (UK), the University of Palermo, the Italian Olympic Committee, the Italian Football Federation, the ISAFA (International Science And Football Association) and 5 professional Football Clubs: Inter Milan, Palermo, Catania, Lecce and Gillingham (see photo report)
The IWF 2011 has attracted 220 delegates representing 25 countries and some of the world best scientists specialised in football during one week. It contained football workshops and clinics (hands on practice) delivered by the senior members of staff of the participating clubs (such as Paolo Simeone (Argentina), Antonio Carlos Gomes (Brazil), Enrico Arrigotti (Italy), Jens Bangsbo (Denmark) and many others.
The entire event has been widely advertised around the world by national TVs, journals, radios and webs (see Media and Press).