Image: FC Porto and Global Image Sports agree North American Partnership

FC Porto and Global Image Sports agree North American Partnership

Posted by Marketing, 10th November 2015

Two time UEFA Champions League winners, FC Porto of Portugal have agreed a partnership with Sports Management Company, Global Image Sports (GIS) in North America. 

Phase one of the project will see 6-8 FC Porto “Dragon Force” International Soccer Camps in North America next year, 2016 (locations to be announced) overseen by coaches from the renowned FC Porto Academy. Players excelling at these camps will be invited to a 10 day experience at the FC Porto Academy in Portugal in the Spring of 2017, which will include full behind the scenes access at one of European Football’s most prestigious clubs.

Dragonforce camp
An FC Porto “Dragon Force” camp in action

Mike Kelleher, Chief Operating Officer of Global Image Sports said, “We are excited to announce this partnership with FC Porto, a true giant of the world game. As with all our partnerships we insist on legitimacy of the coaches coming to work with the young players and we were delighted that FC Porto shared the same philosophy.  In FC Porto we have a partner in a new region that can offer a different insight to coaching and player development to our partners in North America.”

Adelino Caldeira, Vice-President of FC Porto said, “We were introduced to GIS by our technical sponsor New Balance, and believe we have found a first class partner to continue the global reach of our Dragon Force Academy Camps. We are looking forward to this partnership evolving over the coming months and years and hope to welcome the players, parents and coaches from North America to our Academy and Stadium in the near future.”

For more information on hosting an FC Porto camp in 2016 please contact Reis Williams at reis@globalimagesports.com

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