Manitoba Soccer Association announce partnership with Vancouver Whitecaps


Norm Whitecaps

L-R: Dan Lenarduzzi, Head of Player Development; Bob Lenarduzzi, President of Vancouver Whitecaps; Norman Anderson, President of Hanover Soccer Club; Marinos Papageorgopoulos, Technical Director of Manitoba Soccer Association.

Hanover Soccer Club President, Norman Anderson recently attended the news conference in Winnipeg that announced the partnership between Manitoba Soccer Association and canadian professional club Vancouver Whitecaps.

After the official announcement, Norman had the opportunity to chat with Bob and Dan.

They were excited to hear that our Club was leading the way in player development in our region and the partnership could lead to us becoming the Eastman Prospects Development Center for the Whitecaps.

The MSA technical director Marinos Papageorgopoulos, who will assume the position of Vancouver Whitecaps head coach for Manitoba, said……….

“Clubs and Regions will have the opportunity to link themselves directly to a pro club not just providing their players with a clearly identified pathway to pro environments but access to resources in terms of curriculum, coaching development and player programs”.

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