Identifying the knowledge and training components of sports brokerage in Iranian football

Identifying the knowledge and training components of sports brokerage in Iranian football

Authors

  • Alifatah Sahraie PhD student, Sports Management Department, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran https://orcid.org/0009-0005-1893-9029
  • Mohammad Rasool Khodadadi Associate Professor, Sports Management Department, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran
  • Fatemeh Abdavi Assistant Professor, Sports Management Department, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran

Abstract

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of the research was to identify the knowledge components of sports brokerage in Iranian football. Considering the importance of football in the society, the knowledge and training of sports agency in Iranian football is necessary.

Methodology: The qualitative method of content analysis has been used in this research. This research is exploratory because it expands the knowledge and training of sports brokerage for the first time. Considering that football managers benefit from the acquired knowledge, it is practical. , presidents and secretaries of current and former football federations, sports brokers, faculty members with simultaneous expertise in marketing and football, and senior sports managers of the country. With the targeted method, 10 people were considered as samples. In this research, the effective factors have been identified using content analysis theory. Coding of interview texts in MAXQDA software has been done by presenting research interview questions and interviewees' categories tables.

Findings: Based on the theme analysis, 9 constructive themes were identified. These 9 constructive themes are sports management, political development, economic development, cultural development, sports diplomacy, software infrastructure development, hardware factors and supporting resources, brokerage knowledge, media interactions.

Conclusion: This research helps to understand the increasingly important relationship between players and brokers. Based on the results obtained, it is suggested that if associations and/or players' unions want to prevent possible injury to players by their agents, it seems advisable to intensify and support information and awareness campaigns or to adopt new rules that market Adjust players' brokers more precisely.

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Published

2023-06-17

How to Cite

Sahraie, A., Khodadadi, M. R., & Abdavi, F. (2023). Identifying the knowledge and training components of sports brokerage in Iranian football: Identifying the knowledge and training components of sports brokerage in Iranian football. International Journal of Learning Spaces Studies, 1(4), 21–28. Retrieved from https://journals.artahub.com/index.php/lss/article/view/31

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