Lazio SC Malta Summer Camp at Santa Lucia Ground

Following the success of 1st Summer Camp – Lazio Supporters Club Malta have decided to hold another camp between the 11th and 16th July, 2011 at the Grounds in Santa Lucia, in collaboration with Santa Lucia Football Nursery.

The event will be directed by Volfango Patarca, former S.S. Lazio youth sector guru and talent scout (responsible for the Settore Giovanile for 20 years). He recently published a book “Sulle Ali del Calcio” and was responsible for starting the career of Alessandro Nesta, among other professional Italian soccer players such as Federico Macheda, Marco Di Vaio, Gigi Di Biagio, Paolo Di Canio, Marco Materazzi, Giampiero Pinzi’ Flavio Roma, Daniele Franceschini, Alessandro Iannuzzi.

In the last 10 years, seventy-one players from Mr. Patarca’s youth program are playing for the Italian Professional League, including four Italian national team players. He then moved on to become head coach for Lanciano Calcio and is now head coach for Pro Sabina Calcio – a club owned by the Nesta brothers.

He will be assisted again by Giancarlo Oddi a Lazio champion (1973/74), an Italian national player and coach with S.S. Lazio, In Cina, with Palermo, Lecce, Bologna, Torino and for the first time by Dr. Felice Pulici, the S.S. Lazio Goalkeeper 1973/74 (when Lazio won the Serie A), an Italian national player, coach and director at S.S. Lazio and Director at Ascoli.

Players are invited to complete the application form and present them with full payment at Full Marks sporting, 288, Zabbar Road Fgura – tel 21677262 before the 20th June, 2011. The number of players for the training camp is 100 on a first come basis. – late applications will not be accepted.

Players will be grouped into categories according to their age. The camp will be carried out over 5 days (Monday to Friday)with morning sessions starting at 8 and late afternoon sessions starting at 5. Each session will be of 1.30 hours

The price will include a full kit and secondary top. A certificate of attendances signed by the three Italian coaches will be given out during a presentations (separate event) which will be held on Saturday 16th.

Meanwhile a seminar for Coaches presented by the above Italian representatives will be held on Saturday 16th July, in the afternoon. The cost of the event, which will be followed by a barbeque, is €50.

Applications are to be sent to 10, Lazio Supporters Club offices, Sisters Street, Paola or to Full Marks Sporting, 288, Zabbar Road Fgura – tel 21677262 together with the fee by not later than the 20th June, 2011.