The Argentine Football Association, represented by its president Claudio Tapia and the coach of the Argentine national team, Lionel Scaloni, officially presented this Tuesday the project for a new training center in Miami.
The presentation took place in the City of Hialeah, where the AFA received a 30-year land concession approved by the City of North Bay Village.
The main idea is to build two vocational fields, six five-a-side soccer fields, gymnasiums and an academy office and employment offices in the Wynwood community.
On this subject, the head of the AFA said, Chiqui Tapia emphasized: “We are very happy and excited about the AFA project in the United States, as we are aware of the importance of this market due to its economic potential and the proximity of the Copa América and the next World Cup in this country.”
“At the beginning of our management, we focused heavily on expanding our brand in strategic markets such as Asia and the Middle East, where we knew that there were thousands of fans from Argentina and many companies interested in working with us. The last tour showed what.” “The national team means there. , where we have many sponsorship deals and important brand positioning,” he added.
“Since last year we have started working on this similar project in the United States, where we will also have high performance centers and institutional offices that will mark a permanent presence of the AFA in this country,” explained the manager.
Another point to consider is that Lionel Messi, Argentina’s biggest star and figure, is a standout at Inter Miami, a newcomer to MLS soccer.