Cesare 🇮🇹 – CEO, Founder and Managing Editor
Cesare has spent most of his adult life in Japan after arriving in 1994. With his own weekly show in Japan on Italian football and regular appearances on some of the country’s biggest sport programmes, he has become one of football’s most authoritative voices in Japan. Since 2012, he has managed editorial groups in Japan and across Asia, creating digital platforms and launching events for some of Europe’s top clubs and leagues.
Alberto 🇮🇹 – Digital Marketing Manager – Asia
A sports industry professional in marketing, global business development and partnerships activation, Alberto also holds an MBA degree from Real Madrid Graduate School and is fluent in 4 languages. Based in Shanghai since 2012, working with football clubs, federations and major international sports events, he is responsible for Ganassa’s digital marketing strategy and operations in Asia.
Youngsub 🇰🇷 – Deputy Managing Editor, Asia and Chief Editor Korea
Youngsub is a freelance football writer who has provided English content for K-League United, covering both Korean and European Football. Utilising his bilingualism, Youngsub helps produce localised content for the Seoul office at Ganassa, and since July 2021 he is leading Borussia Dortmund digital platform in Korea.
Ngoc 🇻🇳 – Chief Analyst and Southeast Asia Specialist
A graduate of our training centre in Hanoi, Ngoc is serving our clients in Vietnam as an editor. Moreover, she is our chief analyst about data on Football in Asia. Ngoc studied for a year and a half in Hokkaido and is trilingual, being fluent in Japanese, English and her mother tongue, Vietnamese.
Kazu 🇯🇵 – Chief Editor, Japan
Proudly Okinawan, Kazu is has become within a couple of years one of the most appreciated social media manager for football in Japan, and since 2021 works full time for Ganassa.
Sha 🇨🇳 – Chief Editor, China
After studying in France and Canada, Sha has gained considerable experience in translation and language interpretation. Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, English and French. Sha has specialised in covering European football since 2010 working for various agencies.
Toey 🇹🇭 – Chief Editor, Thailand
Toey is an experienced Thai based sports journalist who has worked for publications such as ‘Siam Sport’ and ‘Inside United’ (Thai version). Toey is lead operator for Thai content for Ganassa.
Mario 🇯🇵 – Senior Digital Content Manager
After studying linguistics at International Christian University in Tokyo, Mario gained considerable experience in social media management, content management and translation by working for an international company for 6 years. Since turning his passion for football into a career, he has also worked as an editor at a major Japanese football network.
Akira 🇮🇹 🇯🇵 – Head of Video Production
A current student at Keio University, Akira has quickly sought to turn his passion for video editing into a career. He has already produced content for FIFA, La Liga, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, and top brands such as Porsche and D&G.