The Belgium clubs – Club Brügge and Zulte Waregem – have confirmed their winter stages 2012 in Marbella where Brügge is coming for the second time to the same hotel, being very satisfied with the last year’s organization of its training camp in Marbella Football Center.
German teams Hamburger Sport Verein (HSV), SC Freiburg, FSV Mainz 05, 1. Keiserslautern and Fortuna Dusseldorf have chosen Football Impact to organize their winter training camps.
HSV, as well as Fortuna Dusseldorf , have decided to come to Marbella Football Center to prepare themselves the following season. SC Freiburg will be in the area of Jerez while FC Keiserslautern will repeat its good experience in Campoamor, Alicante. FSV Mainz will go for the first time to the Mallorca island.
From the 22nd to the 28th January 2012 important European teams will dispute the Football Impact CUP 2012.
The pre-season friendly tournament will take place in Marbella and will be held on 22nd, 25th and 28th of January.
Football Impact, the company organizing the event, has managed to bring together the following teams for this winter tournament: Dinamo Kiev (Ukraine), Guangzhou (Champion of China), Stromsgodset (Norway), Dinamo Tbilisi (Champion of Georgia), Young Boys Bern (Switzerland), FC Ekranas (Champion of Lithuania), FC Videoton (Champion of Hugary) and a Romanian team which has yet to be announced.
The 12 game tournament will be played at two venues: The Municipal Stadium of Marbella and the Marbella Football Center.
The games will be televised throughout different European countries.
The runner-up of Copa Libertadores 2011, Club Atlético Peñarol from Montevideo, is in Marbella Football Center, preparing its participation in Costa del Sol Tournament. The match against Malaga CF will be played at La Rosaleda, on Saturday, August 13th, kick off time 21:30h.
The team thanked to Football Impact for the organization of its mini-stage August 10th-14th in Barceló Marbella 4* hotel and the fantastic facilities of Marbella Football Center.
Football Impact has organized the second training camp of this summer for Malaga CF in Holland, between July 25th and August 1st.
The team from Costa del Sol trained and was accommodated in the quiet and peaceful hotel Carlton de Brug in Dutch village of Mierlo.
During its pre season Malaga CF played 3 friendly matches:
The Head Coach, Mr. Manuel Pellegrini, congratulated to Football Impact the perfect organization of his team’s summer stage in Holland, emphasizing the quality of the hotel, sports facilities, training pitches and the opponents.
Al Rayyan Sports Club from Doha was on its 20 days’ summer training camp in Marbella, organized by Football Impact. The team was accommodated in Barceló Marbella 4* Hotel and was very satisfied with the training facilities of Marbella Football Center.
During its staying in Costa del Sol area, the Qatar team played 3 friendly matches:
Al Rayyan SC
Al Rayyan SC
Al Rayyan SC
The head coach, Mr. Paulo Autuori, expressed his gratitud to the organizers of the preseason: “As Al Rayyan Sports Club Head Coach, along with my staff, I have to thank the way we were received by the Football Impact responsible, and at the same time, we would like to emphasize the high professional level of all those involved in this very difficult period of pre season, whom had always been available to create all necessary facilities for the proper development of our work throughout our stay in Marbella. With our deep respect and consideration.”
Footbal Impact has organized this summer training camp for the Real Racing Club Santander July 16th – 24th. The major part of this summer preseason the team from Cantabria spent in Austria, in Westendorf, a peaceful area in Austrian Alps.
During its stage Racing played 3 friendly matches against Bundesliga clubs, being the results as follow:
The Málaga B team, Atlético Malagueño, had a very successful training camp in Marbella organized by Football Impact. The hotel Rincón Andaluz and the facilities of Marbella Football Center have had the honour to be the hosts of the team between 16th and 24th of July.
The head coach, Mr. Jaime Ramón Molina Mata, has expressed his gratitute to the Football Impact’s staff for the excellent organization of the stage.
On July 20th in the facilities of Marbella Football Center took place the friendly match between Malaga CF and Al Rayyan Sports Club from Doha, organized by Football Impact.
The event was attended by more than 1.200 spectators, and the match was broadcasted live by the regional television channel, Canal Sur.
Football Impact have had the honour to count with the presence of the Qatar sheik and the owner of Malaga CF, Mr. Abdullah Bin Nasser Al-Thani, his Secretary and legally authorized representative, Mr. Abdullah Mohammed Haj Ghubn, the Delegate of the Andalusian Regional Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Sports of the Junta de Andalucia, Mr. Antonio Souviron Rodriguez, the Mayor of Marbella, Mrs. Maria de los Angeles Muñoz, as well as the Mayors and Councilors of Estepona, Benahavis, and many other authorities.