DOHA: Aspire Academy Director General Ivan Bravo has been appointed Technical Director of the Qatar Football Association (QFA).
Bravo’s latest appointment comes in the wake of developing junior football in Qatar, who won the Asian Cup earlier this year.
The Qatar national squad – that includes a number of Aspire Academy players – stunned powerhouses of Asia to become continental champions in February this year.
Bravo overseas the football development incentives for junior players at the Aspire Academy, whose successin delivering quality players is attributed to Bravo's ideas.
Prior to joining the Aspire Academy, he was Director of Strategy at Real Madrid CF, one of the world’s most accomplished sports institutions. At Madrid, Bravo was in charge of heading the club’s strategies and initiatives on both the business and sports fronts with two main goals: continue to lead the industry as the world’s highest revenue grossing football club and restructure Real Madrid’s sports practices to return to sports success.