Qatar Stars League partners Josoor Institute to organise seminar


The Qatar Stars League (QSL), in co-operation with Josoor Institute, held a special symposium on career development workshop titled ‘Managing A Successful Career in Football’ at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center on Monday and Tuesday (2nd and 3rd December, 2019) for players, coaches and administrators of QNB Stars League clubs.

The seminar was attended by QSL CEO Mr. Hani Taleb Ballan, Executive Director of Competitions and Football Development Mr. Ahmed Khellil Abbassi Player Affairs Director Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Al Abdullah and Josoor Institute’s Director of Diploma Programmes Prof. Dino Ruta.

The seminar was divided into three sessions, with four clubs in each session. Argentinian football legend and Inter Milan Vice-President Javier Zanetti, who has achieved remarkable successes in Italian football with Inter Milan during which he won the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup, Club World Cup, Italian Cup four times, Italian League five times and Italian Super Cup four times. He also played in two World Cups before retiring in 2014.

Zanetti shared his experience during his professional football career with the audience, highlighting his successes and challenges, thereby shedding light on the career of a professional footballer.

Mr. Hani, who inaugurated the seminar, welcomed all attendees and Zanetti.

“We’re privileged to have Zanetti to lead the sessions and I’m confident that, with Zanetti’s rich experience, they’ll be beneficial not only for the players but also for anyone with a passion for football,” said Mr. Hani.


The QSL CEO thanked all participants and Josoor Institute for their continued co-operation with QSL.

On his part, Mr. Abbassi highlighted the need to organise such seminars.

“We must look at good examples like Zanetti, the Argentinian star who was one of the most prominent players of Inter Milan and who has a history of success,” said Mr. Abbasi.

He thanked all participants, players, coaches as well as administrators, and Josoor Institute for the partnership with QSL in organising the seminar.