NF ELITE SELECTION
NF Academy’s talent team is participating in Ibercup Cascais, an elite tournament in Lisbon, Portugal, on the 3rd-10th of April 2020.
With this event, we are getting talented players to compete against top international teams with the guidance of skilled Portuguese coaches. Before the tournament there will be a two-day training camp for players and coaches to get to know each other both on and off the pitch.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Players wishing to apply for participation should maintain a high regional level and need to be approved to participate. NF Academy will bring teams in 4 age categories:
- U13 (born 2007)
- U14 (born 2006)
- U15 (born 2005)
- U16 (born 2004)
• Social program and supervision of players
• Individual player report
Equipment package is a mandatory add-on for players who do not have one.
Day 1 – Friday 3rd of April
Arrival day where you will be accommodated in hotel Eden in Estoril. Shared dinner in the evening with a briefing about the program and time for players to get to know each other.
Day 2 – Saturday 4th of April
Breakfast followed by information meeting with workout in the morning followed by training sessions in the afternoon.
Day 3 – Sunday 5th of April
Training session focusing on preparations for the first day of the match.
Day 4 to Day 8 – Monday 6th of April to Thursday 9th of April
Day 8 – Friday 10th of April
Finals and closing ceremony. Finishing the program by lunch time.
HOTEL EDEN, ESTORIL
During the training camp you will stay at Hotel Eden Estoril which is next to the beach. Most of the hotel has a beautiful sea view. The hotel is near the training fields, restaurants and cafes, and only a 20-minute walk to Cascais.
Estoril is a town in the municipality of Cascais in Portugal near the sea. It is home to a sizeable foreign expat community and known for its luxury restaurants, hotels, and entertainment. Cascais is consistently ranked for its high quality of living, making it one of the most livable places in Portugal.
HEAD COACH AND NF ACADEMY DIRECTOR
NF Academy International Director Gonçalo Nunes has an impressive 25-year background in youth football. He is a solid resource for both NF Academy and the players in the academy system together with NF Academy Director Joao Plantier.
Gonçalo has mainly worked as Head Coach, technical coordinator and technical director for 25 years in international football. He has a UEFA-A license as well as level 3 IPDJ as a sports coach, and is really looking forward to working closer to the talented players of NF Academy.
Gonçalo will select the coaching staff for this program. You can see all our coaches here.
NF Elite Selection Ibercup Cascais is a high level tournament where players born between 2004 and 2007 can apply for participation. If you are interested in participating, please send us the player’s background and a video for our coaches to evaluate.
I AM INTERESTED AND I WANT TO JOIN
Send us a short message with information about the player’s background and the program you are interested in. We will follow you up with more information and if desired, we can set up a quick phone call with one of our coaches to provide consultancy and guidance to the player.
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