2019 women’s world cup program
travel to the heart of the action with premier development opportunities
Through its partnerships with the world’s top professional soccer teams and national federations, generation adidas international consistently offers the best in youth development opportunities. 2019 promises to be the best year yet, as generation adidas international, Club Brugge, and the Royal Belgian Football Association team up to bring you a truly elite opportunity. This program pairs a training program at one of the top Belgian clubs, Club Brugge, and National Federation, the KBVB, with the Women’s World Cup!
Held in Brussels, Belgium and Valenciennes, France, the 2019 group stage Women’s World Cup program will take place from June 7-16, 2019. generation adidas international takes you right to the heart of the action with premier development opportunities, including training sessions with Academy coaches, competitive friendly games, sightseeing activities, and the option to see World Cup games* (*games are optional and are subject to additional cost).
The Royal Belgian Football Association, also known as KBVB, is the governing body of soccer and futsal in Belgium. Less than 20 years ago, the KBVB made a bold decision to redesign the country’s soccer blueprint by adopting the same vision for clubs, national teams, and coaches.
They began by implementing a particular style of play in the under-18 programs across the country and emphasizing development at the youth level. They deemphasized the importance of winning and urged a delayed introduction to full-size pitches, opting for a five-a-side and seven-a-side play.
The national team experienced and explosion of talented youth players and some of the biggest names in soccer today in soccer are a testament to the blueprint. These players include Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne, Chelsea phenomenon Eden Hazard, Manchester United striker-midfield duo Romelu Lukaku and Maroane Fellaini, and goalkeeping sensation Thibaut Courtois.
You’ll experience first hand the recipe for success that revolutionized soccer in Belgium and propelled the Belgian national team to one of the top ten in FIFA world rankings today.
generation adidas international offers the opportunity for young players of all ages and levels to experience the youth development approach of the most celebrated club in Belgium, Club Brugge KV. The Academy develops players to be highly skilled and motivated with a ‘no sweat, no glory’ mentality, and work within a framework to give attention to every aspect of development: technical, tactical, physical, mental, and social. Come experience first hand the distinct training and style of play that continues to bring Club Brugge KV titles.
The Belgian Club Brugge KV is one of the most decorated and supported soccer clubs in Belgium. Throughout the club’s history, the club capitalized with 14 league titles, 11 Belgian Cups, and 14 Belgian Super Cups. They also consistently participate in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, and boast the title of the only Belgian team to reach a European Cup final.