Sun Jihai Youth Training Football Base settles in SUNAC
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- On the afternoon of November 18th, Sun Jihai, the only Asian player selected into England Football Hall of Fame and a player at Lifan FC, signed an agreement with Chongqing SUNAC Group on jointly building Sun Jihai & The European Garden for City Juvenile Football Training Base.
According to its self introduction, the juvenile football training base, settled in SUNAC·The European Garden for City covers a land area of about 98.84 acres, with its field construction to be conducted according to FIFA A-grade standards. After it is completed, the base will have one standard eleven-a-side football pitch, three seven-a-side football pitches and six five-a-side football pitches.
At the site of the signing ceremony on the 18th, Sun expressed that he had had the intention of building a youth training base five years ago. "Chongqing is a city with a rich football atmosphere, and building a youth training base can make teenagers who love football receive more systematic training to cultivate more football talents for Chongqing."
According to Sun, during the process of building the youth training base, not only will high-level football pitches be built, but also will invite youth coaches from famous clubs such as Manchester City FC and Valencia FC to give Chongqing teenagers high-level guidance. In the future, football talent shows and summer camps will be held periodically to help Chongqing teenagers who love football to go abroad to feel authentic European football at close range. (Translated by Tang Zhiqiang, Fathom Language Limited)