Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Nike Football announces winners of 'The Chance'
Nike Football announces winners of 'The Chance'
25
Feb '13
On the selection of the top three young footballers, Head Coach of Nike's The Chance global tour and Nike Academy Director of Football Jimmy Gilligan, said: “The global tour has afforded these 16 finalists the footballing opportunity of a lifetime.  The commitment from the squad has been relentless and the standard of football highly impressive.

“Each of the finalists have given everything they have during their time with us at Nike’s The Chance, and each one can hold their head up high and know that they did themselves proud.  It has been a pleasure to work with all of them and I wish each one of them every success for the future – I am sure this won’t be the end of their journey.

“I look forward to welcoming and working with Marco, Kevin and Gonzalo at the Nike Academy – as they continue to develop and take their chance to get noticed at the highest level.”

Throughout the tour the 16 finalists benefited from an extended team of elite coaches, nutritionists and fitness conditioners throughout the tour, to ensure they arrived at each training session and fixture focused and in peak condition.  And each stop gave the players the chance to catch the eye of leading coaches in the game. 

Since the start of The Chance competition in 2010, 16 players have turned their participation into a professional club contract. The most recent, Tom Rogic from Australia, signed for Scottish Champions Celtic FC and recently played for the Australia national team.

Nike


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 4th May 2016

Vietnam’s textile industry looks beyond 2020

After it overtook the export target with five years to spare,...

Textiles | On 4th May 2016

NRDC inks agreement with silk houses in West Bengal

The National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), entered into...

Apparel/Garments | On 4th May 2016

Jabong launches Asics Tiger brand in India

Online fashion portal Jabong has announced its partnership with...

Interviews View All

Mayyur Girotra
Mayyur Girotra

How is the market of luxury garments in India compared to that of Dubai...

Shawn Honeycutt
Bolger & O'Hearn

Which chemicals are likely to dominate the sustainable textiles industry?...

Paul Ford
Sciessent

What is the importance of anti microbial solutions in the textile industry ...

Mr. Tushar Patel
Sanrhea Technical Textiles Limited

Mr. Tushar Patel is the Managing Director of Sanrhea Technical Textiles...

Leen Osterloh
Trutzschler Nonwovens

Mr. Leen Osterloh is post graduate in Economics from University of...

Mr. Dave Hill
Technical Absorbents (TAL)

An honours graduate in Chemistry, Dave Hill began his career working for...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
April 2016

F2F Magazine

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


<%@ language="VBScript" %>
feedback
We would love to hear from you about your experience using the new interface. A quick review of yours would help us give you a better experience.
Advanced Search