Spanish Football Training Camp coming to Riyadh

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Youth football in the Kingdom received a boost Tuesday when General Sports Arabia announced that it is bringing the Royal Spanish Football Federation’s 2013 Summer Camp for Kids to Riyadh.

At the camp, 7-16 years old kids, who have a passion for football and wish to develop their technical skills and become better players and at the same time have some fun, will have the opportunity to train with the best professional coaches from Spain.


The camp will be organized based on two one-week sessions starting June 8 through June 20.

The camp takes place at the International Football Academy here ( Prince Mosaed Bin Khalid Bin Mosaed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Saud, CEO of the International Football Academy said in a statement: “It is a pleasure for us and a great recognition that our facilities and assisting coaches have been selected for the organization of this camp.”

Luis Martinez, Camp Director and Events Manager for General Sports Arabia (GSA) said: “This camp is not just a way to improve your child’s football skills, but also to develop some values that the sport brings.”

He added: “These are professionals who carry out their work under a philosophy of encouraging co-existence, cooperation and interaction among participants through football practice, and promoting the values of friendship, self-esteem, tolerance and fair play.”

General Sports Arabia, an innovative sports development and management business based in Saudi Arabia, often collaborates with world-leading experts, global sport companies, non-profit associations and educational institutions on sports-related physical education programs. The event with the Royal Spanish Football Summer Camp 2013 exemplifies its commitment to sports development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

During each session, the kids will spend four hours every day training with professional Spanish coaches from the Royal Spanish Football Federation following the same training methods as the Spanish professional football team; they will also have time for some leisure activities related to football.

The Summer Camp enables the aspiring youth to enjoy an unforgettable experience with trained and certified professional personnel.

The camps’ educational team relies on highly knowledgeable coaches with years of experience and staff that are highly engaged and interested in providing both a high standard of training and an enjoyable, rewarding experience for players of all levels.

Families and their kids will be able follow the camp’s latest news by following them on twitter @IntSpFootCamp or by contacting the local organizers (+966-507418874). By participating, kids will receive an official shirt of the Spanish National Team, a souvenir and photographs. In addition, after their successful participation they will receive an official World Football Champions diploma.

During the camp, coaches will award the most promising players; the prize of a one-week football camp with complete accommodation in July. These prizes are made possible through the collaboration and in partnership with the Royal Spanish Football Federation and the Former Football Association from Barcelona.

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