Collaboration agreement with AFAN

April 22, 2021

Collaboration agreement with AFAN

Johan Cruyff Institute formalizes an agreement with AFAN that allows its football players to access our academic training programs with considerable benefits

AFAN is the Romanian labor union organization for professional and amateur football players and coaches and is affiliated to FIFPro. Its main objective is to represent and defend the rights and the economic, social, and professional interests of all its football players and coaches at an international level. 

Through this agreement, Johan Cruyff Institute will offer the athletes, coaches and staff of AFAN significant discounts on its programs in sport managementsport marketing and sponsorshipfootball business and coaching.

“Education allows players to reach their goals and prepare for the next step while they keep playing football, and it also offers them benefits both on and off the football pitch” – Emilian Hulubei, president of AFAN

Emilian Hulubei, president of AFAN, believes that “education is fundamental to ensure footballers a smooth transition from a sport career to professional life after football. Most of the time, football players want to follow a career connected to the sport they played for so many years, so the educational programs offered by Johan Cruyff Institute are essential. It allows them to reach their goals and prepare for the next step while they keep playing football, and it also offers them benefits both on and off the football pitch. We are proud to be a part of this and we are looking forward to beautiful results!”

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Academic Programs

On campus programs at Johan Cruyff Institute include visits to sport organizations, clubs and facilities so that students can experience firsthand the challenges faced by sport managers on a daily basis. We also feature Master Classes by guest speakers who occupy key positions within the different areas of the sports industry. Online programs offer the possibility of studying in any place at any time through the Virtual Campus. The study pace can be adapted to each individual's workload and availability. A tutor guides each student through the entire program.

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