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Evergrande to launch first football training base

By Chen Yaping 02 Aug 2016

Evergrande Football School has signed an agreement with Jiuxia Football School to set up a youth training base in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.

This base will be be the first of its kind affiliated with the school, which was launched by Chinese Super League champion Guangzhou Evergrande and Spanish La Liga giant Real Madrid in 2012.

It is reported that the school will send Chinese coaches to the base and organize a series of soccer events to facilitate training at the base. Also in the future, more such training bases will be established in China.

"The bases are designed to integrate Evergrande's best practices with public training facilities, benefiting more children who have a huge interest in the sport," said Liu Jiangmen, President of Evergrande Football School.

"They will be trained on the basis of the world's most advanced soccer philosophy, which will be really helpful for China's football development." Liu added.

Source: China Daily

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