ANB Soccer


April 20, 2010 (RELEASE) --

The ANB Academy is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual International ID scouting camp taking place on Friday, 11 June, 2010 to Sunday 13 June, 2010 on the futbol grounds of The Country Day School (King City, Ontario), home of The ANB Academy. The camp will be open to all male players throughout Canada between 11 to 17 years of age.

Youth coaches and scouts from the following European clubs will be testing, observing and scouting the participants:

 • Coach Francois Rodrigues, SM Caen, French Ligue 2
 • Coach Sebastien Bannier, SM Caen, French Ligue 2
 • Coach Bernard Turpin, A.J. Auxerre, French Ligue 1
 • Scout Guillaume DuMoulin, Passion Foot / A.J. Auxerre, France
 • Coach Luc Benard, French Football Federation, France
 • Scout Bob Bennett, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, England
 • Scout Danny Karbassiyoon, Arsenal FC, England

ID Camp

Registration Form:

Camp schedule:

Friday 11 June, 2010:
Evening – ANB Academy Banquet “Celebrating the Beautiful Game”

Saturday 10 June, 2010:
Daytime – Technique testing & small sided games
Evening – Presentation on the French & British youth formation systems

Sunday 12 June, 2010:
Daytime – Technique, fitness testing & full sided games

Camp objectives:

1. Assess Canadian youth talent level in comparison to the European player.

2. Players who demonstrate the skill and talent to handle a European trial will be approached on an individual basis.

3. Players who show ability but need additional preparation will be approached on an individual basis.

In 2009, during the first ID camp, Jason Mills, an ANB Academy player was identified and was invited to participate in training sessions in France during the 2009 fall season. He continues to train at ANB Academy and will be further assessed for continued opportunities in France with the same club.

“This event is the first of its kind in North America especially in Canada, we look forward to working with all our European colleagues & the participants to access the talent pool,” said Bassam Naim, Academy Director.

ANB academy's vision is to become Canada’s leading soccer development organization. Its mission is to identify Canadian soccer talent, and to maximize the potential of players at any level, through professional coaching and training.

For more information on the programs offered by ANB academy, check out our website site at or by telephone at 905-313-8661 or via e-mail at

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