Cesare – CEO, Founder

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’s 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.

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.

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.

Yukako – Finance Manager

Originally from Kyoto, Yukako brings a wealth of experience to Ganassa following a distinguished management career for several international companies. Her skills make her a valuable coordinator for our international network.

Emanuele – Editor, Japan

Born and bred in Japan, Emanuele comes from a 100% Roman family. Since college, Emanuele has been liaising  with some of the biggest TV networks in Tokyo on several sports programs.  He has also been working regularly as Twitter editor at Ganassa.

Sha – 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 – 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.

Steven – Editor, Indonesia

Based in Indonesia, Steven is an accomplished translator who has provided Indonesian subtitles for over a 1000 English speaking films for Netflix. This is not to say he is lacking in football expertise, he has also produced web content for 90Min and implemented social media campaigns. He is in charge of the Indonesian content at Ganassa.

Youngsub – 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 Korean branch at Ganassa.

Ngoc – Editor and Data Analyst, Vietnam

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.

Akira – Cameraman, Video Editor

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 and AS Roma amongst other European clubs. 

Charlie – Web Designer

Charlie is a football analyst specialising in the Japanese 2nd Division. He has worked as a broadcast assistant at BBC Sport and is a regular contributor on Asian football at ‘These Football Times’. Charlie provides web content and editorial work at Ganassa.