On Sunday, 15th July, in Marbella Football Center was played a great match between the Olympic National Teams of Mexico and Great Britain. The first time in its history the GB Team is composed by the playes from the whole United Kingdom: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The line-ups of the teams:
Mexico U-23: 1. Jesús Corona – GK & C, 4. Hiram Mier, 13. Diego Reyes, 16. Miguel Angel Ponce, 6. Hector Herrera, 3. Carlos Salcido, 11. Javier Aquino, 2. Israel Jimínez, 5. Darvin Chávez, 8. Marco Fabian, 9. Oribe Peralta, 14. Jorge Enríquez, 17. Néstor Araujo, 7. Javier Cortés, 10. Giovani Dos Santos, 18. Raúl Jiménez, 12. José Antonio Rodríguez – GK, 15. Néstor Vidrio
Team GB U-23: 1. Jack Butland – GK, 3. Ryan Bertrand, 14. Micaj Richards, 6. Craig Dawson, 4. Dannu Rose, 13. Jack Cork, 11. Ryan Giggs – C, 7. Tom Cleverley, 15. Aaron Ramsey, 10. Craig Bellamy, 17. Marvin Sordell, 12. James Tomkins, 8. Joe Allen, 2. Neil Taylor, 16. Scott Sinclair, 5. Steven Caulker, 18. Jason Steele
Between the 10th and the 18th of July, the first category National Team, one of the favourites for the Olympics, is in Marbella with Football Impact, in the cozy and quiet Hotel Barceló Marbella.
The friendly match Vs. Great Britain Olympic Team will be played in Marbella Football Center on July 15th – behind closed doors, as requested by British team.
Mexican football team will try to win an Olympic medal in London, full of confidence thanks to having won the Pan American Games in October 2011 and the Pre-Olympic Tournament of the Concacaf earlier this year.
Once again Malaga CF has trust in Football Impact.
Football Impact is with the team of Mr. Manuel Pellegrini in Alicante, where the team is training hard, preparing the following, hopefully Champions League season 2012/13, thank to the excellent 4th place in the past 2011/12 season in ‘La Primera’. Between the 8th and the 17th of July Malaga CF is accommodated in the Hotel Las Lomas de Campoamor.
Football Impact organizes this summer preseason for Saint Mirren Football Club – usually called St. Mirren or ‘Saints’. Scottish football club from Paisley who plays in Scottish Premier League. Was the champion of the First Scottish League in the season 2005/06, thanks to what St. Mirren returned to the Premier League.
The club was named after Saint Marin, Irish monk, patron saint of Paisley.
The team’s hotel between 11th and 17th of July is San Roque Suites. On July 12th plays a friendly match Vs. FC Barnsley.
Sports Academy from Doha, Qatar – ASPIRE Academy – has been in Marbella on its summer stage. Between the 1st and the 8th of July the team has trained twice a day in Marbella Football Center and played friendly matches. The Academy was accommodated in the fantastic and quiet Hotel Barceló Marbella.
The team has played the following matches:
July 3rd, 18:00h Vs. UD Fuengirola/Los Boliches. The result was Aspire 6 – 0 UD Fuengirola/Los Boliches
July 5th, 19:00h Vs. UD Estepona. The result was Aspire 3 – 5 UD Estepona
July 8th, 17:00h Vs. La Mosca. The result was Aspire 2 – 1 La Mosca
Stabaek IF, the top division club from Norway, is already in Marbella on its summer training camp. From the 12th and until the 19th of June the team is having 2 training sesions daily in Marbella Football Center.
On Friday, June 15th, at 18:00h, they will play a friendly match vs. Lucena FC, the 2nd B Spanish Division team who recently played the play off to enter the 2nd Division the following season 2012/13.
Last Sunday, 2nd of June, a big party was organized by The Town Hall of Marbella and Football Impact in Marbella Football Center. More than 1.500 children and their parents and friends were in Marbella Football Center taking participation in The Tournament ‘Estrellas del Fútobl 2012’ and supporting the competition.
The future football stars, children between age 5 and 11 – 5 cathegories – , from 78 clubs, were competing and having a good time between 10am and 6pm. The teams Peña Malaga, El Oso, UD San Pedro, Aloha College, Peña Los Compadres, Vázquez Cultural, among other clubs, took part in this big event.