Italian club launches academy partnerships

[SAMPDORIA] Sampdoria’s Settore Giovanile -- its academy program -- will partner with U.S. and Canadian youth clubs through a partnership with Global Image Sports.

Each club’s coaches and players will have the opportunity to work with Sampdoria academy coaches in both North America and Italy.

“We are delighted to be working with GIS on this project," said Vittorio Garrone, Sampdoria president of marketing. "It provides a real opportunity for Sampdoria to develop relationships in North America and we are very impressed with the work that GIS is doing there."

The UC Sampdoria North American Academy will be hosting a series of Elite Player ID events with its partner clubs during 2013-14, culminating in the UC Sampdoria National Camp.

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