LONDON, December 3 /PRNewswire/ --

- Footbo - the Fastest-Growing Online Community for Worldwide Football Fans with 200,000 Members Since its June Launch - Announces Section Devoted to Amateur Football Players Teams, ( the fastest-growing online community for football (soccer) fans around the world, now has a user-generated section devoted to amateur football players. This new section of the social network enables amateur teams and players to create and manage their own player and team profiles.

This new feature will allow users to make their own mark on football history, providing them with the tools to manage their own amateur teams while connecting with other fans and community members, said Mani Honigstein, CEO of Footbo.

Footbo launched a Beta version in June 2008 and provides an elaborate set of football-specific features and applications, delivered in a social networking environment. Since its launch, more than 200,000 football fans have joined the community.

Footbo for Amateurs

The amateur area allows amateur players to create their own player profiles (including their player card with stats and info) as well as their own football biography, blog and media section, which allows players to share photos and videos of their game highlights.

We want to provide something for every football player, whether they play in the Park, Five-A-Side, Beach football or in a local city or neighborhood league, said Honigstein.

Footbo members can even become fans of amateur players and stay updated on a player's activities and news. Like with the professional player pages, members of the Footbo community are invited to add relevant articles, blog posts, images and video to a player's biography.

Footbo for Teams

Amateur teams can create a customized team page, complete with team photo, logo and videos, squad and team history. Team pages give players the ability to let the Footbo community get to know their team and keep track of the latest events such as fixtures and results.

The platform doubles as an organizational tool, enabling team members to communicate with each other and coordinate team events such as practice sessions and upcoming games. Other team page functionalities include tracking game events (goals, penalties, yellow cards, substitutions, etc.), grading each player's performance and voting for the game's Man of the Match.

Footbo for Fans

Footbo, the ultimate destination for true football fans, includes the following features:

- Interaction with friends and football fans from around the globe - Live scores, fixtures and personalized news - Blogs - Grading of players' performances - Photo and video sharing - Team and player profiles - Fan groups of teams and players

About Footbo (

Footbo is the leading social community for football lovers all over the world. Fans and amateur players can receive customized information, share content and express their knowledge and emotions. Footbo was created and is maintained by people who are truly passionate about this beautiful sport.

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Press contact: Mani Honigstein +972-54-4848639

Press contact:, Mani Honigstein, +972-54-4848639,