olympique lyonnais select training program
train with one of the world’s most famous women soccer clubs!
generation adidas international is proud to offer top tier adidas youth clubs in the U.S. an exclusive girls soccer experience in France through its partnership with one of Europe’s strongest women’s sides – Olympique Lyonnais. Players will be given an opportunity to play in competitive friendly games against the Olympique Lyonnais Academy, while also training and receiving professional coaching at the legendary club. During your stay you will also visit the renowned Parc Olympique Lyonnais and attend an official French Ligue 1 game (if available). You will also sightsee in one of France’s most important cities, Lyon!
Having won fourteen Women’s Champions of France titles, as well as three Women’s Champions League titles, Olympique Lyonnais is one of the most successful clubs in women’s soccer, both nationally and internationally.
2018 will feature two squads composed of 16 players. This year, Olympique Lyonnais Select will be hosting players born in 2002 or 2003.
In conjunction with adidas America, the landed package cost will be covered for selected players (directors, please discuss with your adidas representative or generation adidas international representative for further details). A full training kit plus footwear and additional adidas swag will be presented to each participant.
As a premier pillar of the generation adidas platform, the top adidas clubs nationwide have the exclusive opportunity to nominate players for the Olympique Lyonnais Select and other Select programs. The process for this is as follows:
- Premier adidas clubs will have the opportunity to nominate one player in either the ‘02 or ‘03 age group for the Olympique Lyonnais Select Program
- Nominees will be selected based on positional needs and qualification
- Upon arrival, players will be split in to two teams for competition (some players will flex between the two squads), but will train together
- All players selected will receive their training kit, including footwear, and will only have to cover the cost of their flight and match tickets