CFU & AFA “Zoom” videoconference on National Youth Teams Management and Training

Published on 04 May 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (May 4, 2020) – The Argentine Football Association (AFA) in conjunction with the Argentine Embassy in Bridgetown and the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) will host a videoconference for CFU, titled National Youth Teams Management and Training Model, for CFU Member Associations.

The videoconference will be held in groups, via Zoom, with the first being on Friday, May 8, 2020, starting at 3 pm. The three facilitators are Hermes Aldo, an Argentine former professional footballer who played for Independiente, Celta de Vigo, UD Salamanca and Deportivo Alavés; Desio Jerónimo Aimar, a professional football physical trainer who holds degrees in Sports High Performance, Sports Nutrition and Physical Education; and Román Manassero, a professional football coach with vast experience both in Argentina and abroad.

“CFU members will have the chance to learn first-hand about the work experience, training models and management of the national youth teams of Argentina, a country recognized worldwide for its long-term work and several achievements in the underage squads,” said Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Argentina to Barbados Demian Dobry.

The participants will also learn, in detail, the preparation process for international tournaments, as well as the training schemes during such competitions,” Mr. Dobry added.

The online session comes at a time of mandatory social distancing due to the threat of Covid-19.

The initiative falls under the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the CFU and the AFA in February 2019.

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