NF SELECTION
RIGA CUP

Play against top international competition like Manchester City, PSV, Zenit and Crystal Palace.

NF SELECTION RIGA CUP

Come to Riga Cup during winter for an international competition where you will face top international competition. Last editions teams like Manchester City, PSV, Zenit and Crystal Palace have participated on this tournament. Put your skills to test against some of the best teams in Europe.

WHO IS IT FOR?

NF Academy will take teams from the following age categories: U13 (2007), U14 (2006), U15 (2005), U16 (2004) and U17 (2003). If you are interested in joining us, please send us a request with the players background and his motivation to participate in this tournament.

PLAYER PACKAGE

  • Hotel accommodation at 4-star hotel (4 days / 3 nights)
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • One training session on the afternoon of the arrival day
  • Transportation to training session and tournament matches
  • Supervision of players throughout their stay
  • Five football matches
  • Team and individual player meeting
  • Experienced Portuguese head coach per team
  • Physiotherapist and goalkeeper coach

FAMILY PACKAGE

  • Hotel accommodation at 4 star hotel (4 days / 3 nights)
  • Breakfast
  • Transportation to training session and tournament matches

• Day 1 – Arrival at 13:00. 90 minutes training session at 13:30 (recommended, not mandatory)
• Day 2 – Tournament matches
• Day 3 – Tournament matches
• Day 4 – Last tournament match with awarding ceremony. Departure.

4* AC HOTEL BY MARRIOT

In the culturally diverse capital of Riga, the AC Hotel Riga offers an enriching hotel stay. The city is sculpted with the world’s largest collection of historical Art Nouveau architecture and considered by UNESCO a World Heritage Site.

It is at 3 minutes walking distance of the Skonto Hall (football facilities).

NFA Director | Gonçalo Nunes

GONÇALO NUNES
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 Selection Riga Cup is a medium level tournament where players born between 2007 and 2003 can apply for participation.

After receiving your application, our coaches will review it and we will get back to you in 5 working days.

TOURNAMENT DATES

DATE PROGRAM COUNTRY LOCAL AGE GROUP
16 – 19
Jan 2020
NF SELECTION
RIGA CUP
Latvia Riga U13 (2007)
23 – 26
Jan 2020
NF SELECTION
RIGA CUP
Latvia Riga U14 (2006)
30 Jan – 02
Feb 2020
NF SELECTION
RIGA CUP
Latvia Riga U15 (2005)
06 – 09
Feb 2020
NF SELECTION
RIGA CUP
Latvia Riga U16 (2004)
13 – 16
Feb 2020
NF SELECTION
RIGA CUP
Latvia Riga U17 (2003)

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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