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Volume 10 No. 25
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EPL Side Liverpool Launches First Full-Time Coaching Complex In Southern China

EPL Liverpool FC announced the launch of its first full-time coaching program in China. Together with the Guilin Int'l Football Academy, Liverpool will operate a complex featuring full-size pitches, practice areas, classrooms, changing rooms, a gym, canteen, lecture theater and medical facilities. The Academy, located in the Guangxi Zhuang region of southern China, will be a development center for young players. The program can support hundreds of children per week, and will provide an opportunity for them to improve football techniques and tactical awareness, as well as develop confidence, motivation and teamwork. Liverpool coaches will work on the project with an objective of recruiting and training local coaches, providing career opportunities and developing football standards to benefit the sport in China (Liverpool).