Over 100 children were present and cheered on by a group of parents with the day’s events kicking-off with an opening ceremony in which Milan Academy coach Otello Di Remigio took the opportunity to talk about the importance of some of the key values of the tournament. These include fair-play, correct conduct on and off the pitch and of the primary objective of the Milan Soccer School which is to promote a sporting culture. Following that, football and fun took centre stage while after the matches, there was a host of post-tournament activities with refreshments and a chance to socialise and have more fun away from the pitch.
1 - Lombardia 12 - Pavoniana3 - Aldini4 - Cimiano5 - Capezzano6 - Eracle7 - Folgore Pavia8 - La Dominante9 - Fissiriga10 - Catania 198011 - Prodeco12 - Iccarense13 - Red Devils14 - Cantù
1 - Cimiano2 - Lombardia 13 - Olgiate Olona4 - Insubria5 - ASD Trieste Calcio6 - Folgore Pavia7 - Lodivecchio8 - Ragazzi del Roero9 - Ardor Bollate10 - La Dominante11 - Fissiraga12 - Bibione13 - Geca14 - Catania 198015 - Scuole Crisitane16 - Audax Santa Rita
1 - Atletico Gubbio2 - Nuova Samo3 - Inubria4 - Cimiano5 - La Dominante6 - Creando7 - Red Devils8 - La Biglia1 - Trieste Calcio2 - Valleiato3 - Lombardia Uno4 - Madonna dell'Acqua5 - Vibe Ronchese6 - Crennese7 - Eracle8 - Geca
1 - Aldini2 - Lombardia Uno3 - Cimiano4 - Fissiraga5 - Creando6 - Ador Bollate7 - La Biglia8 - Madonna dell'Acqua1 - Devils2 - Lodivecchio3 - Eracle4 - Catania 19805 - Geca 6 - Folgore Pavia7 - Scuole Cristiane8 - Junior K2
1 - Madonna dell'Acqua2 - Iccarese3 - Red Devils4 - Catania 19805 - Cimiano6 - Insubria7 - Ador Bollate8 - Vibo Ronchese1 - Devils2 - Fissiraga3 - Trieste Calcio4 - Crennese5 - Geca6 - Olgiate Olona7 - Nuova Samp8 - Pantigliate
PICCOLI AMICI 2007
1 - Lombardia Uno2 - Aldini3 - Palleronese4 - Cimiano5 - Audax Santa Rita6 - Red Devils7 - Lodivecchio8 - Devils1 - Olgiate Olona2 - Vibe Ronchese3 - La Biglia4 - Assago5 - Atletico Gubbio6 - Nuova Samo7 - Creando8 - Torri Biellesi
Several International Milan Soccer Schools took advantage of the start of Spring and the Easter Holidays to organise a trip to Italy, combining football and tourism with the rossoneri colours.
The Algiers Milan Soccer School along with the ones from Kuwait, Aichi (Japan), Singapore and Sydney (Australia) were all in the “Bel Paese” and took part in football tournaments, visited the club’s HQ Casa Milan and also had the chance to check out the rich artistic heritage that Milan and other Italian cities have to offer.
The Kuwait and Aichi MSS in particular took part in the Torneo Città della Pace in Rovereto alongside several other sides from Italy and abroad. It’s worth pointing out that one of the teams from the Kuwait MSS, led by the Milan Academy coach Patrizio Billio, finished in third place in the Under 17 category. The Japanese formation, led by coach Matteo Cont, were awarded a prize for the side that travelled the furthest to take part.
It was a day of celebration for the Ge.Ca Milan Soccer School as they received a visit from Pierino Prati.
The AC Milan ambassador, actively involved in Milan Junior activities through his role as a coach, met the children, their families and the coaching staff.
Prati also led a training session and held a brief press conference afterwards with the local media.
His trip to southern Italy continued with a visit to the “Nereo Rocco” Milan Club in Angri (Salerno) where he was met by over 50 club members.
The Milan Soccer School season in Japan runs from mid-April through to the end of March and this year a total of 103 kids took part at the Kahoku Milan Soccer School.
To mark the end of the season, the children also received a special surprise in the form of a video message from Filippo Galli, the head of the AC Milan Youth Sector.
In the above photo, Milan Academy coach Claudio Zola who works at the Kahoku Milan Soccer School.