CSR Football Sport Economics

Diambars F.C. Senegal Champions 2013: A Model for Senegal Football?

Written by Gerard Akindes

Students outside the Diambars F.C. home in Senegal

State of the art facilities at the Institute of Diambars F.C. in Senegal

Idrissa Gueye and Pape Souare. 2 former Diambars F.C students now playing in the English Premier League and the Senegal National Team

Birds eye view of Diambars F.C. facilities

About the author

Gerard Akindes

Gerard Akindes is a former athlete and coach who became a scholar of African sport. Dr. Akindes combines a wealth of experience in sports as a semi-professional athlete and coach, a former manager of a sportswear company, a scholar and a researcher. As a semi-professional athlete, he captained the basketball national team of Benin. He also played in Togo, Cote d’Ivoire, and coached the Belgian women team Union-Féminin Quaregnon, and was the assistant coach for the professional club, Union Mons-Hainaut.

Gerard has a Masters in Sports Administration and PH.D. in Sports Media Studies. He is an author and publisher of several journals, articles and book chapters.

He is also the Founder of an annual conference on Sports in Africa.

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