La Manga Club renews its partnership with the Norwegian Football Federation
La Manga Club has just renewed its contract with the Norwegian Football Federation for three years, with the possibility of two further years. The partnership, which extends the alliance that was signed for the first time in May 1997, was confirmed last week in Oslo after several months of discussions. For the past two decades, this collaboration has brought numerous Norwegian teams to La Manga Club, which has seen arrive both during the winter season as well as in the rest of the year, to train, prepare for competitions and compete in friendly matches.
La Manga Club, 16th May 2017. La Manga Club and the Norwegian Football Federation have just renewed their collaboration agreement for three years, with the possibility of a further two years. Thanks to this association, numerous Norwegian teams, of both genders, as well as other Scandinavian and European national teams, have come to La Manga Club for nearly a decade to train, prepare for competitions and compete in friendly matches throughout the year. The quality of the facilities combined with the attentive service and the incomparable climate have all been the determining factors leading to the renewal of the collaboration with the Norwegian Federation.
This partnership, according to the CEO of La Manga Club, José Asenjo, “not only positions La Manga Club as one of the destinations in European football, but in turn will help us to encourage other federations and teams to choose us as a location to help their teams focus, participate in tournaments and play friendly matches.” During the signing of the contract, which recently took place in Oslo, Asenjo confirmed that “this agreement is fundamental for the future of football at La Manga Club”. Additionally, he showed gratitude to the Norwegian Football Federation “for the confidence that it has placed in us for the next five years and in our plans to improve our facilities”
The football teams that regularly visit La Manga Club enjoy the internationally-renowned facilities, amongst which there is the Football Centre consisting of eight natural, FIFA-approved pitches and a football office that is in charge of covering all of the needs of the teams: from a press centre with high-speed internet connection to the coordination of international referees, changing rooms and training equipment, transport to/from the airport and during the stay, organisation of matches, training sessions and meals, the High Performance Centre, access to medical staff and hospitals, storage of equipment, etc.
“For 20 years, La Manga Club has offered great pre-season facilities for Norwegian professional and national teams. La Manga Club has been our trusted partner for years and we are happy to continue our relationship in the years to come” says Director Competitions in the Norwegian FA, Mr. Nils Fisketjonn in a comment.