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Currently AS Roma plays their home matches at Stadio Olimpico. The 70,000 capacity stadium is shared with their city rivals Lazio. However, the club announced plans to move to a new stadium, Stadio della Roma. The stadium will have a 52,500 capacity with an estimated cost of €400 million and should be ready for the 2020/21 season.

AirPrint, an ESSMA Stadium Partner, offers an innovative and environment-friendly technology that makes it possible to print large images on any pitch without damaging the grass. This innovative technology offers new possibilities and opportunities in terms of improving the fan experience, strengthening the competition’s identity and raising brand awareness amongst fans for the club and/or the sponsor. Clubs such as PSG, Leicester City FC, the San Francisco Giants, etc. have implemented the AirPrint technology.

Tottenham Hotspur FC, in partnership with SGL (an ESSMA Stadium Partner), SCX and Hewitt Sportsturf, have developed an integrated pitch grown lighting system at their new stadium.

The Municipality of the City of Lugano has resolved to proceed with the publication of the pre-qualification tender for investors interested in the realisation of the Sports and Events Centre in Cornaredo (PSE).

Henri Boppe, an alumnus of the FBA Professional Master in Football Business, about his experience from The FBA stadium tour to London, supported by ESSMA. The FBA, an ESMMA Partner, offers its students a Professional Master in Football Business with the objective to deliver them all the necessary tools and an optimal learning environment in order to succeed in the passionate and dynamic football industry.

ESSMA interviewed Leif Bjørn, Security Manager at Telia Parken. Together with his colleagues, Leif has the overall responsibility regarding safety and access control at the venue. Telia Parken is one of the host venues of our Safety & Security Workshop on 13 and 14 November.

Olakunle Adeyemi, a Candidate of the FBA Professional Master in Football Business, about his learnings from Part I of the Stadium Operations Course - Powered by ESSMA. The FBA, an ESMMA Partner, offers its students a Professional Master in Football Business with the objective to deliver them all the necessary tools and an optimal learning environment in order to succeed in the passionate and dynamic football industry.

The turf printing technology of ESSMA Stadium Partner, AirPrint, has been used at the training site of Paris Saint-Germain. The PSG training site grounds team, led by Jonathan Calderwood, engraved a graphic message on the pitch to wish their coach, Thomas Tuchel, a happy birthday.

Christian van Ginneke will take part in ESSMA’s Development & Construction Workshop to elaborate the multifunctional FC Groningen training site project. He is the client representative and project manager of Euroborg NV for the Elite Sports Training & Health Centre for FC Groningen (Dutch Premier League). Euroborg NV is the owner of both the stadium and training site and they lease the facilities to FC Groningen.

Iurri Borovyi, a Candidate of the FBA Professional Master in Football Business, about his learnings from Part I of the Stadium Operations Course - Powered by ESSMA. The FBA, an ESMMA Partner, offers its students a Professional Master in Football Business with the objective to deliver them all the necessary tools and an optimal learning environment in order to succeed in the passionate and dynamic football industry.
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