Leeds United announce partnership with Qatar-based Aspire Academy
By Shantanu Srivastav | January 5, 2018
Championship football club Leeds United has announced a partnership with Qatar based sports organisation Aspire Academy with the aim of providing long-term benefits to their on-field performance.
The partnership will also see Aspire provide support and insight in fields such as academy and youth development, performance analysis and sport science.
The Aspire Academy head, Ivan Bravo, said: “Both Aspire and Leeds United share ambitious goals for becoming a reference of excellence in football.
“It is truly motivating to see that by joining efforts both organizations can accelerate their growth on the field, including in the development of elite youth players with potential to represent club and national teams at the highest levels.”
Leeds United managing director, Angus Kinnear, added: “This is an exciting partnership for Leeds United, you only have to look at the quality of the program and facility in Qatar to realise that having access to the Aspire Academy is going to be beneficial to our long term vision for the club.
“We also now join a network of clubs which can only help us to develop and grow.”