Colégio Santiago Internacional Tavira and Algarve Clube de Futebol Academy are delighted to announce the launch of a partnership that will offer a comprehensive programme of high-quality, full-time education, as well as exceptional, academy-style coaching on the Algarve Clube de Futebol Academy based in Monte Gordo, Algarve.
Youngsters between the ages of 14 and 18 will be able to combine quality football coaching with academic studies in order to develop their sporting skills further.
The purpose of the Academy is to identify and recruit young footballers of outstanding ability and to coach and educate them to reach their maximum potential, thereby giving them the very best chance of a career in football.
Ana Alves, Colégio Santiago Internacional Head Teacher said, “We are delighted to be announcing this new, exciting collaboration protocol. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to continue with their academic studies whilst also receiving first class football coaching. Here at Colégio Santiago Internacional we have a wide range of courses on offer and have recently expanded and improved our facilities. We are really looking forward to celebrating our success in this joint venture.”
Marco Guimarães, Algarve Clube de Futebol Academy Director said, “These are exciting times for football and I am delighted that we are launching this partnership with Colégio Santiago here in Tavira. This will really help develop our future pipeline and the Algarve Clube de Futebol Academy will offer young players the opportunity to develop into top class footballers, coupled with outstanding, full-time education".