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ISL’s FC Goa Enter into ‘Strategic Cooperation’ with Bundesliga’s RB Leipzig

Indian Super League facet FC Goa introduced a partnership with Bundesliga membership RB Leipzig till June 30, 2023 on Thursday. FC Goa is the present champion of the Super Cup and have reached the ISL semi-finals thrice and finals twice in six seasons. FC Goa can be the first-ever membership from India to qualify for the group phases of the AFC Champions League.

As a part of the partnership, coaches from RB Leipzig’s Academy will come to Goa to impart their information by way of workshops and FC Goa can even be sending coaches and gamers from the membership’s youth set-up for coaching on the German membership’s youth academy. The two golf equipment will work in tandem not solely to assist one another develop internationally but additionally for the event of soccer in India.

FC Goa in assertion mentioned that the partnership “presents an opportunity to exchange ideas and make footballing knowledge more easily accessible. The primary focus of the partnership will be Youth Development.”

“During this period of collaboration, coaches from RB Leipzig’s Academy will be welcomed to Goan shores to impart knowledge via workshops. FC Goa will also be sending coaches and players from the club’s youth set-up for further training and learning the intricacies of the game at RB Leipzig’s Youth Academy,” the assertion added.

“The Gaurs and The Red Bulls will work in tandem not only to help each other to grow internationally, but also for the development of football in India. The partnership will see both clubs launch a nationwide Soccer Camp programme. The FC Goa National Soccer Camps, both online and offline, supported by RB Leipzig will make superior footballing skills & knowledge accessible to all football enthusiasts across India.”

“I am delighted to have RB Leipzig as our partners. They have shown the world of football how to build from the ground up and that’s something we resonate with. It is our first international partnership and in RB Leipzig, we have the perfect partner,” Akshay Tandon president and co-owner of FC Goa, mentioned.

“Partnerships such as these validate our long-term vision that we have at the Club. Our goal is to develop Indian footballers for the world stage and this partnership helps us create a visible pathway for all young aspiring footballers in India. We have a long way to go, but these steps help build a strong foundation for the future. This is a partnership that gives me even more belief in the direction we are headed, he added.”

“We look forward to our partnership with FC Goa. The club, with its young, modern and innovative approach suits us perfectly. We want to break new ground with RB Leipzig and now we look to take our first steps internationally,” mentioned Oliver Mintzlaff, CEO of RB Leipzig.

“The discussions with those responsible at FC Goa were very open, convincing and effective from the start. The emerging Indian market is therefore an absolutely suitable starting point for our future endeavours. And last but not least, such a partnership offers the opportunity to present the Bundesliga in the best possible way and to act as an ambassador,” he added.

Partnership in Indian Football

ATK (now often called ATK Mohun Bagan), which was often called Atletico Madrid had La Liga giants Atletico Madrid as considered one of their house owners within the preliminary seasons however that too got here to an finish with the Spanish staff selecting to reenter the Indian soccer scene with Jamshedpur FC.

Dutch facet Feyenoord had teamed up with Delhi Dynamos, which is now moved to Bhubaneshwar and performs underneath the identify Odisha FC. The partnership lasted simply the inaugural season.

Currently, Bengaluru FC have partnership with Scottish facet Rangers FC and I-League membership Chennai City FC have the same cope with FC Basel of Switzerland.

Mumbai City FC was introduced into the City Football Group, which additionally owns Manchester City, Melbourne City FC and New York City FC, amongst different groups, with a controlling stake possession.

Hyderabad FC had additionally just lately introduced a two-year membership partnership with German Bundesliga membership Borussia Dortmund.

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