Juventus Academy hosts training camp in Malta

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The Juventus Academy hosted a training camp in Malta, spread over five days with the aim of training children in football technique while having close experience of the training done in the Juventus complex in Turin. 

This camp was organised by a technical team of foreign coaches from Juventus Academy with the assistance of some local coaches.

In a statement by the Tourism Ministry, it was noted that each coach took care of a maximum of 15 players, with a total of 120 children ranging in age from 5 to 17 years old. They added that all necessary precautions such as temperature and disinfection of the device have been taken. Between sessions, the children were offered food in a professional sports environment.

This event is among a series of commercial agreements that the tourism authority already has with different brands, the statement read, remarking that Malta is currently the official destination of another renowned club, that of Manchester United.

Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli attended the closing ceremony, which was held in the Luxol Ground complex. She insisted that this is a unique experience, and is a way of strengthening sports tourism in Malta with the aim of bringing participants and families from abroad especially for this event.

For his part, Chairman of the Malta Tourism Authority Dr Gavin Gulia said that he is optimistic that this project will continue to grow and yield in the future thanks to other future editions.

Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Sport and Volunteering Clifton Grima also visited the training camp, stating the importance of investing in our children, with the aim of training them with professional clubs thanks to opportunities such as these that help children physically, technically and mentally.