International Soccer Academy And La Liga’s Cádiz Cf Sign Deal To Develop Talented Soccer Players

14 August 2023

International Soccer Academy, the premier organization in the United States dedicated to providing young soccer talent with authentic training experiences within top-tier European professional clubs, is delighted to announce its latest strategic collaboration with La Liga's esteemed Cádiz CF, a revered Spanish football club.

The evolution of elite-level soccer training for young American players has found a wealth of expertise in Europe, and this international partnership offers youth soccer players an unparalleled opportunity for top-tier development in Spain. A full team of North American players born in 2006 and 2007 will now proudly compete within Cádiz CF's Integrated Academy, engaging with regional, international, and La Liga academies in spirited competition.

In 2021, International Soccer Academy established a partnership with FC Schalke 04, followed by a partnership with Hertha BSC in 2022. Earlier this year, International Soccer Academy extended its collaboration to include FC Bayern Munich, marking its third Bundesliga club. Now, with the launch of an Integrated Academy on the picturesque coast of Spain, International Soccer Academy continues to broaden the spectrum of youth soccer options across Europe.

Co-Founder Diane Scavuzzo expressed her enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, "We are thrilled to join forces with this exceptional club and provide this remarkable player development opportunity. Cádiz CF's dedication to football excellence aligns perfectly with our vision. We are proud to build this international bridge between Spain and North America for the benefit of the best youth soccer players."

Cádiz CF's Vice President, Rafael Contreras, echoed the sentiment, emphasizing the club's commitment to globalizing its presence, stating, "The internationalization of Cádiz Club de Fútbol and the Spanish La Liga, as one of the world's finest leagues, reflects the excellence of Spanish football and, consequently, Cádiz Club de Fútbol."

By combining International Soccer Academy's proven track record in nurturing young talents with Cádiz CF's storied football heritage marked by resilience and success, this partnership endeavors to redefine opportunities for youth footballers in the USA.

Javier Muinos, Cádiz CF's Sports Director, highlighted the unique fusion this partnership brings, stating, "The partnership introduces American and Canadian players to Cádiz CF, blending the competitive spirit of North American sports with the top quality of La Liga Spanish football."

Jose Luis, Chief Operating Officer of Cádiz CF, conveyed his excitement about the alliance's alignment with the club's ethos, saying, "We are delighted to embark on this journey with the International Soccer Academy. This partnership perfectly aligns with our club's philosophy of nurturing young talent and fostering global football cooperation. We eagerly anticipate welcoming young players from across North America to Cádiz CF."

Enrique Gonzalez, Academy Director of Cádiz CF, emphasized the collaborative vision, affirming, "Our primary objective is to elevate integrated US talent. The team will operate with the same strategic plan and methodology as our other academy players." Gonzalez also highlighted the club's successful track record in player development, with eight former academy players selected to play for the First team in the past 7 years.

The people of Cadiz take immense pride in their club's determination to excel and its capacity to secure victories against formidable competitors, including the leading La Liga giant FC Barcelona. International Soccer Academy's players from FC Schalke 04 and Hertha BSC are set to visit the club in November, adding their support as Cádiz CF competes against Real Madrid in another intense match.

Reflecting the essence of its city, Cádiz CF's playing style is marked by tenacity, spirit, adventure, and an unwavering determination to tackle challenges. The club's tactical approach emphasizes organized defending, swift counter-attacks, and capitalizing on set-piece opportunities. This disciplined and pragmatic strategy has earned Cádiz CF admiration from fans and rivals alike. The club's iconic yellow and blue colors dominate the cityscape, with passionate supporters adorning the streets and fervently cheering for their team at Estadio Ramón de Carranza on match days.

Manuel Anguita, International Director of Cádiz CF, expressed his enthusiasm for welcoming the talented American players, stating, "We are thrilled to welcome the talented American players to Cádiz. Our philosophy and values will help them reach their fullest potential."

Eddie Loewen, Co-Founder of International Soccer Academy, conveyed his excitement for the collaboration, noting the alignment with their vision, "Our mission at International Soccer Academy has always been to provide young talents with unmatched opportunities. This partnership takes our commitment to new heights. Together with Cádiz CF, we are poised to shape the future of youth soccer in the USA."

Beyond the realm of the pitch, Cadiz presents a stunning coastal city nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Strait of Gibraltar in Andalusia, Spain. Boasting picturesque beaches, sidewalk cafes, and tourist attractions, Cadiz is an enchanting destination. With a robust social media following exceeding 6 million, Cádiz CF is a global soccer powerhouse that opens its doors to talented players thousands of miles away across the Atlantic.