Takeball and Amsportstours lead to Dundee Am to the prestigious tournament U12 of Cerdanyola Cup. Participated the best youth teams in Spain: Bilbao, Real Madrid, Damm, Real Zaragoza … The Scottish team played at a high level but was eliminated in the quarterfinals. We hope next year to play the final.
Week of soccer lived in Barcelona with Soccer Challenge Houston, Texas. The U-12 women’s team played a total of 4 matches, with the rival teams as RCD Espanyol. Among the trainings conducted in the Catalan capital have been under the command of UEFA coaches and a training session led by a coach of RCD Espanyol in their sports city. This top-level club has also offered the possibility to an American player to play a friendly match with second team of RCD Espanyol.
The gorgeous Spanish weather has allowed to enjoy a week of sunshine in mid March, can visit the beaches of the city.
One of the main events that has occurred has been watch and enjoy the FC Barcelona match with incredible locations where Messi has been sublime.
The success of this tour has made the Texan team is considering a tour Barcelona-Madrid next year.
TB visited the headquarters of AMsportstours in Scotland having some training sessions with the U-16, U-14, U-12 and U-10 teams. The training focused on the technical work and individual tactics.
The exchange of training methods were very productive for both sports companies.
Over the last week of the year Takeball has developed a personal training program of high performance at a US player. It has been a personal improvement sessions on technical aspects of field position player.
Sidney Football Academy and Ricki Herbert of New Zealand have lived an unforgettable and special Tour last October in Barcelona. Thanks to TakeBall and AMsportstours, both football teams had a great time by living a complete experience that led them to see live at the Camp Nou on the FC Barcelona, RCD Espanyol in the Cornella Stadium, compete in tournaments and several friendlies, share the court with the football team FC Barcelona room, training with technical UEFA and enjoy the beaches and gastronomy of the Catalan capital.
The expedition comprised a total of 65 players, coaches and assistants, enjoyed as usual of a first class accommodation, as well as excellent facilities of artificial turf for football practice. The Australian combined stay during eight days at a 4 star hotel in Barcelona, and three days at The Muntanya Hotel, an incomparable setting where they use to concentrate altogether for many preseasons of FC Barcelona. The boys of the Sidney Football Academy as well as Ricki Herbert had the opportunity to attend live in the Camp Nou two classics of the first Division and the Champions League: FC Barcelona-Sevilla and FC Barcelona-Ajax (Amsterdam). Photos, excitement and enduring memories while in the current chair of the football, Messi and Neymar became the delight of all the fans. Another clash of historical RCD Espanyol-Athletic de Bilbao was also included in the football ‘menu’ of TakeBall, offered to the young players on the Tour.
To compete in Catalan lands, after playing seven friendly matches and a tournament in The Muntanya, filled the expectations of Australians and New Zealanders, avid players to show their skills on foreign turf. Its adaptation to European football is accelerated and implemented with master classes in various trainings carried out in any case in the sports city of RCD Espanyol, and UEFA coaches and with experience in the quarry of FC Barcelona, the club of world reference today.
The visit to the famous Barça’s Museum, the most visited museum in Catalonia, as well as the Palau Blaugrana was another of the highlights of the Tour, since the expedition was able to share parquet, photos and autographs with players from the first team of Futsal of FC Barcelona. League champions and runners-up in Europe showed their best smile to unique and unexpected visit of the Sidney Football Academy and Ricki Herbert, minutes before facing a game of league competition.
As it is usual and rigour, The Tour of TakeBall and AMsportstours led Australian and New Zealand players to Barcelona’s beaches to practice under the Mediterranean sun and for the first time beach room football matches. All of this well-seasoned with the famous Catalan gastronomy and visits to the city of Barcelona. Did not miss the paella, tapas and good mood so these athletes will return to their places of origin with a full satisfaction by the vivid Tour and waiting forward to repeating in the future.
A total of 25 players of LA Premier FC have enjoyed five days an unforgettable experience in Barcelona, organized by TakeBall and AMSportsTour. The American expedition played some soccer friendly matches against the best Catalans Football teams. They trained with several Catalan coaches. The LA Premier FC also attended the anxiously awaited fist leg between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid… An incomparable and unforgettable Tour.
The 25 American teams composed in U-13 and U-17, stayed in Barcelona from the last 22 th of August to the 27th of August. The LA Premier FC competed with class Catalan football teams like CE Manresa, CE Júpiter and CF Barceloneta. And they exchange highly styles very helpful to both schools of football. Los Angeles Premier FC is one the most popular schools of football in EEUU. The general aim of the football school is focusing on the education and training players through sport. Furthermore, they supply the most important professional soccer teams of United Estates.
Los Angeles Premier FC enjoyed with the top-quality sporting facilities chosen to carry out football trainings and technical skills by Spanish coaches. But the high moment of the Tour was to attend one of the best soccer matches of the day. TakeBall shared with the American team a very special football night: The away game in the Supercopa qualifying rounds between the FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou.
The TakeBall and AMSportsTours magic week also included the best sightseeing to know Barcelona and the best places where you can savour the local cuisine. Another must-see was the Camp Nou and its Museum, the most visited in Catalonia. The family members of players could visit the most cultural and monumental Barcelona with a range of guided walks and a boat ride on the Barcelona Port. In essence, a wonderful sport and leisure time experience that finished last 27 of August. TakeBall and AMSportsTours together with many anecdotes of players reinforce the authenticity of the Tour. An unforgettable Tour that we will repeat again with more surprises.
This is the second consecutive year that guys of St. Andrews come to Barcelona for the Barcelona Golf Tour. The group between Handicap 0 and 8 were in Barcelona for 2 weeks training and playing tournaments with catalan players at Golf Sant Joan, Golf Barcelona and PGA.
Takeball organized intensive tourist and gastronomic routes and as well an incredible match between FC BARCELONA and GRANADA FC at Camp Nou!