Here are some moments from 2019. We had a very successful year with more than a 100 athletes from 21 different countries, participating in training, matches, tournaments and activities all around the year.
Our player Jay Gupta is training with the first U-17 Estoril Praia team. Within the second year in our elite program, the young Indian is fulfilling a dream. “Jay’s evolution has been fantastic and this is a challenge for him,” explains Hugo Leal, Estoril Praia Elite Program coordinator.
Our team went to try beach soccer. After Brazil, Portugal is one of the countries in the world where more people practice this new FiFA family member. In May 2005, the first-ever FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup was staged on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. To everyone’s surprise, France defeated Portugal in the final. Estoril […]
The sun still shining in Portugal. After another training session in the morning, we went for a fantastic Stand Up Paddle afternoon. Portuguese Baviera is great! The Telegraph found 7 reasons to enjoy it: 1. It’s a bit like surfing… …But not as hard. Stand-up paddle boarding pretty much does what it says on the […]
Last thursday we played against Benfica in our Academy. Result: 1-3 (Goal, Moses Harry) Hemen Chheda (India) Aabheer Potadar (India) Moses Harry (Canada) Aaron Harry (Canada) Lee Wonjaee (South Korea) Yang Seung (South Korea) Jay Gupta (India) Jet (Tailand) Nicholas Martins (Canada) Jacob Martins (Canada) Aryaman Trehan (India) Siddharth Bapodra (India) Shon Siegelwachs (Canada) Logan […]
Today we went to explore the trees after a morning training session. “Our programm it’s not only about football. It’s about life”, Hugo Leal, project founder manager.
Joshua Halicki-Porter was the athlete that won the prize of one week with our Elite Program Camp in Estoril, Portugal. The young canadian stood out at the last training camp we held in Toronto, with the decision being made by our technical staff. Joshua is traveling to Portugal to experience a week of training with other […]
Today we swapped the football field for a golf course in Penha Longa Resort. It was a great experience for our elite young players.
We are delighted to host NanJing Feng Fan FC & NanJing Mai Gao Qiao Primary School from China. They have joined the Elite Training Program and stay with us until they started their participation at Iber Cup 2018. We prepared something special as both the players and coaching staff from NanJing got the chance to […]
Today these athletes put an end to their current stay with us. It has been amazing and a huge pleasure to have hosted these incredible athletes. Your contribution has been significant to the development of both the program and your pathway as footballers , but more importantly as men. Congratulations to Faiz, Gowtham , Joel, […]