DETROIT, Mich., May 14, 2013 – Through a partnership between A.C. Milan Soccer School Detroit and Waza F.C., the new A.C. Milan Detroit Waza soccer club will offer youth soccer players competitive training and game opportunities with the potential for international soccer experiences at the highest levels.
The new AC Milan Detroit Waza club will include boys and girls teams in age groups ranging from 8 years through 18 years. Waza F.C. is known for its elite technical training which will be amplified by A.C. Milan’s technical, tactical and athletic curriculum. Additionally A.C. Milan technical directors and coaching staff will be in Detroit working with players on a daily basis.
For the most advanced teams and players, there will be team opportunities for international tournaments and individual player opportunities to train and be selected to top A.C. Milan teams in Italy.
“This partnership gives soccer players a chance to dream big”, said Francesco Cilano, A.C. Milan Soccer School Detroit. “We have already sent players from Detroit to Milan to train with A.C. Milan’s youth teams. This partnership expands the potential for many more to join them.”
Players selected to the new A.C. Milan Detroit Waza teams will be able to participate in the MilanLab to maximize their individual athletic performance. The MilanLab provides an important innovative contribution to the development and well being of the soccer players by maximizing all areas of athletic development and injury prevention through testing, athletic curriculum, and nutritional programs.
“We are extremely excited to partner with A.C. Milan Soccer School Detroit,” said Gronthik Chatterjee, director Waza F.C. “This will change the way soccer is played in this state by providing our players with top technical training, the most competitive leagues, the best facilities in the country and international opportunities at one of the most successful soccer clubs in the world for our highest performing individuals and teams.”
Try-outs for the new A.C. Milan Detroit Waza teams will be held at four metro Detroit locations
on Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16. Visit www.WAZAFC.com for the try-outs
schedules and to register for try-outs.
A.C. Milan Detroit Waza East
o Saturday, June 15: Oakland University Lower Fields, 2200 N. Squirrel Road, Rochester
o Sunday, June 16: Ultimate Soccer Arenas, 867 South Blvd, Pontiac
A.C. Milan Detroit Waza North
o Rick Hartker Soccer Complex, 5203 E. Maple Avenue, Grand Blanc (June 15 & 16)
A.C. Milan Detroit Waza South
o St. Alfred’s Catholic Church, 9500 Banner Street, off of Telegraph Road, Taylor (June 15 & 16)
A.C. Milan Detroit Waza West
o Bicentennial Park, 35400 Seven Mile Road, Livonia (June 15 & 16)