Hamrun Spartans and Malta Under 19 International goalkeeper Jean Claude Debattista has successfully concluded a week’s training at the Swindon Town F.C. Academy in England.
Debattista was welcomed to the Club’s training grounds by Kevin McDonald, the newly appointed Club Manager. Training was mainly based on goalkeeping under Academy Coach Steve Hale and First Team Goalkeepers Coach Frazer Digby.
Jean Claude trained regularly during the week stay with the club’s Youth team. On Tuesday, the Youth team played a friendly against the RAF team where Jean Claude also played for 45 minutes during the second half and had a positive performance which was noticed by Youth Coach Paul Bodin. Jean Claude also had the opportunity to train alongside Wes Foderingham, the Club’s 1st Team Keeper. Jamie Pitman, the Club’s Phase Development Coach was impressed with Jean Claude’s performance and will keep monitoring this young goalkeeper’s talents.