Youth Soccer Development via Reality TV and multi-platform properties

Fireball SEM’s dedicated Soccer development business was established to develop grassroots Soccer, the fan base and future Soccer stars in developing countries by leveraging the popularity of English & European Soccer through multi-platform properties including “Soccer’s Next Pro” and “Playing To America”.

2013 will be an exciting year for Fireball SEM’s Soccer TV and Multi-platform properties following extensive development, agreements with leading partners and collaborative partnerships with leading African Soccer Legends and Celebrities.

The Soccer properties and Youth Soccer Development initiatives are managed by Shaun Ascough, founder/owner of Fireball SEM.

Shaun is a highly experienced Youth Soccer Development & Media entrepreneur having worked on a number of projects in Africa and globally including:-

In partnership with Freemantle Media, Liverpool FC and Brian Barwick
(former CEO of The English FA), Shaun was a former owner and executive Director
of a Soccer Reality TV show which screened the show in China to a viewing
audience of 130 million viewers.

At leading independent Youth Soccer Development Academy, “ASD – Cape Town”, Shaun acted as Commercial Director at the founding stage of the Academy which was launched in association with Ian Wright (ex Arsenal & England); Alex Song (Barcelona & Cameron); Roald Poulsen (Former Zambian National Coach) & George Eastham MBE (Member of England’s 1966 World Cup Winning squad).

In addition to this elite academy work, Shaun is involved as an international ambassador for a grassroots soccer outreach program, “The Hope Academy Programme” which has Soccer programmes in place at The Drakenstein Prison (Cape Town, South Africa) and a community programme at Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa (supported by South African PSL Soccer Club, Moroka Swallows FC)

For further information please contact Shaun Ascough:

Email : shaun@fireballsem.com   Tel : 0027 71 605 3191

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ABOUT FIREBALL SEM – Sport Entertainment & Media Company

Fireball SEM is an African Sport, Entertainment and Media Company. Soccer Division : Fireball SEM has a Soccer development business which was established to develop grassroots Soccer, the fan base and future Soccer stars in developing countries by leveraging the popularity of English & European Soccer through multi-platform properties including “Soccer’s Next Pro”.

Mailing Address: Fireball SEM, Private Bag X26, PostNet Suite 81, PostNet Steenberg Village, Tokai, 7966.

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About Fireball SEM

Fireball SEM is a leading African Soccer,Sport, Entertainment & Media company which owns and develops world class TV and multi-platform properties based in South Africa and with coverage throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Our formats are available for global distribution and offer content in every genre including Reality, Game Show, Talent Search, Sports, Live Events, Magazine, Documentary and Quiz shows. We offer a unique variety of media content, creativity and consultancy in lifestyle, entertainment and sports programming with our multi-platform approach ensuring audiences are able to engage with our innovative formats across the full range of digital platforms including Interactive, Games & Mobile Applications. We have a dedicated Soccer development business which was established to develop grassroots Soccer, the fan base and future Soccer stars in developing countries by leveraging the popularity of English & European Soccer through it's highly entertaining TV and multi-platform properties. Fireball SEM guides and leads some of the World’s leading Brands in the exciting area of technological convergence in TV, Mobile, Digital, Social Media & Music. www.FireballSEM.com
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