Sixth of October Development & Investment Company “SODIC” signed a partnership agreement with renowned Spanish football club Atletico Madrid to launch their football academy in SODIC Sports Club in Westown.
This is the first of a series of SODIC Sports clubs, launched as part of the sports platform SODIC is aggressively building, in line with their Human Development vision. SODIC is currently planning the launch of several other sports clubs in East and West Cairo.
Atletico Madrid foundation applies the refined training system that ranks their football team at the top of the Spanish league. Atletico Madrid Academy is the number one football academy in Egypt, training over 3000 players in 15 branches across Egypt. The system used is the one adopted to train Atletico Madrid’s youth team, and is supervised by Captain Jose Manuel. Each year the academy participates in the Egyptian national youth league and youth tournament in Spain, giving players exposure to Spanish football, and the chance to play in the Spanish league.
The signing was attended by Magued Sherif SODIC’s Managing Director and Hassan El Aroussy SODIC’s Sports Development Director. Representing Atletico Madrid Football Academy Teleserve Group’s CEO Ahmed Swailem, Managing Director Ahmed Ammar and Marketing Director Mohamed Hassabo attended the signing.
Commenting on the signing, Magued Sherif SODIC’s Managing Director said “We are very excited about this partnership with Atletico Madrid and this important milestone in the development of the SODIC Sports platform”.
SODIC’s Westown Sports club football academy will be operational January 2017.