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Genoa CFC Selects GXFC as North American Academy Partner

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Genoa Cricket and Football Club has selected Georgia Express FC as a founding member of their North American Academy program.  Genoa CFC is one of the oldest soccer clubs in the world, founded in 1893 as the first professional football club in Italy.  Genoa competes in Italy's Serie A, the top professional league in Italy against top teams including Juventus, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Roma, and their rival Sampdoria.  

“We GIS and Genoa CFC believe in Georgia Express FC and their commitment to youth soccer development and we are happy to have them as our newest partner in North America, we look forward for a long and mutual beneficial relationship with Georgia Express FC” Aldo Marinelli, Partnership Development Manager for Genoa CFC.

"Genoa CFC is the perfect partner for us; a Serie A club committed to technical development," said Georgia Express President Craig Cunningham.  "Genoa is an approachable club for Georgia Express. Starting with Genoa means that our coaches and players can make a real connection to their counterparts in Italy, and our programs and players can accelerate their skills and improvement.  We are proud to be named one of the Founding Members of the Genoa North American Youth Academy."

The partnership will include a Genoa ID Camp August 1-3, coaches education and exchange programs, and on-site training and development opportunities in Genoa.  In addition, GIS will work with Georgia Express to identify candidates to invite to the Genoa National ID Camp held in Casa Grande, Arizona July 26-29, 2016.  Georgia Express will also lead partnering opportunities with other Genoa North American Academy Partners.