Football Youth Academy

Shanghai Lions Football Youth AcademyBackground of our Shanghai Lions Football Youth Academy

We started with a Lions football youth academy back in 2012 a s we felt there were no playing opportunities for the older aged youth beside their school games in Shanghai !  It started with an U18 team and at first we organized friendly games against our legends and participated in an international tournament in Shanghai organized by the Shanghai Football Association.

We started to train seriously at the Century Park field and when the SPL U19 11 aside on Friday evenings started, we were happy to join ! The model to aim for the older youth players was hard to sustain as players in their final exam year will have less free time to play and of course once they are graduated most of them will move out from China.

This season, the opportunity came to take over the 14-18 year age group from Century Park & we thought that it will be an excellent base to start developing our football youth academy a step further.

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Training

We provide training twice a week on:

  • Wednesday 19:30-21:00
  • Friday 18:00-20:00

Trainings are located at the perfect pitch of the Concordia International School & lead by Azzeddine Takouloufa who is also the trainer of our Senior and Legend teams ! Nick Sherwood is working for us as physiotherapist and fitness coach as we build in special blocks in the training which focus on strength, speed, reaction & fitness !

 

Coaching Team

    Name Job Age
Azzeddine Takouloufa Coach (Youth Team), Training Head 33
Nick Sherwood Fitness Coach and Sports Therapist 29

Competition

This season we are joining the SPL U17 league on Saturdays and some of the older youth will get a chance to play with the Lions first team if they get selected.

Also, we’re starting to get players at a younger age (12-13 year old) joining our trainings. They’re of course welcome and our plan is to enter the SPL U14 league if we have enough players !

Registration to the Shanghai Lions Football Youth Academy

If you are interested to join us, you can download the form below (click the form), file it and send it back to info@shanghai-lions.com. Once this done, we’ll get back to you shortly.

Player profiles (Season 2017/2018)

Goalkeepers

    Name   Position Age Height PL GLS
Placeholder Sam Brittingham Goalkeeper 29 2 0
Till Scholten Defender, Forward, Goalkeeper, Midfielder 15 183 4 2

Defenders

    Name   Position Age Height PL GLS
Daniel Blisset Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 2 0
Florian Ziegler Defender 15 180 3 0
Placeholder Jason Larew Defender 15 172 2 0
Jonah Yearwood Defender 14 183 1 0
Leon Fairet Defender 14 172 3 0
Placeholder Matt Delalieux Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Matthew Blissett Defender 15 177 2 1
Placeholder Maxim Panachuk Defender 21 0 0
Paul Beiter Defender, Midfielder 14 170 1 0
Paul Hermans Defender 21 192 0 0
Placeholder Philipp Ehrmann Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Placeholder Simon Wu (Cheng-Hsun) Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Till Scholten Defender, Forward, Goalkeeper, Midfielder 15 183 4 2
Placeholder Tim Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Placeholder Yu Saito Defender 18 0 0
Frank Wu (Ze quan) Defender 15 172 1 0

Midfielders

    Name   Position Age Height PL GLS
Andrea Fabbricatore Midfielder 14 160 3 1
Daiki Miyagawa Midfielder 14 163 3 3
Daniel Blisset Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 2 0
Julia Jobst Midfielder 15 168 4 1
Justin Zhang Forward, Midfielder 17 171 3 0
Kamogelo Thage Midfielder 16 170 3 0
Kim Wooseop Midfielder 18 170 3 0
Placeholder Matt Delalieux Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Matthew Ward Forward, Midfielder 14 168 2 5
Paul Beiter Defender, Midfielder 14 170 1 0
Placeholder Pavel Belokon Midfielder 16 175 1 0
Placeholder Philipp Ehrmann Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Philipp Jobst Midfielder 17 183 3 1
Ryan Yoo Midfielder 15 165 1 0
Placeholder Said Azim Forward, Midfielder 16 186 1 0
Placeholder Simon Wu (Cheng-Hsun) Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Till Scholten Defender, Forward, Goalkeeper, Midfielder 15 183 4 2
Placeholder Tim Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0

Forwards

    Name   Position Age Height PL GLS
Appuv Hermans Forward 21 192 0 0
Daniel Blisset Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 2 0
Haziel Lavalle Forward 14 170 2 0
Jule Scholten Forward 17 175 1 0
Justin Zhang Forward, Midfielder 17 171 3 0
Placeholder Matt Delalieux Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Matthew Ward Forward, Midfielder 14 168 2 5
Placeholder Philipp Ehrmann Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Placeholder Said Azim Forward, Midfielder 16 186 1 0
Shingai Nindi Forward 18 179 1 3
Placeholder Simon Wu (Cheng-Hsun) Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Till Scholten Defender, Forward, Goalkeeper, Midfielder 15 183 4 2
Placeholder Tim Defender, Forward, Midfielder 29 1 0
Victor Xavier Veloso Forward 17 177 2 0

Results & Fixtures (Season 2017/2018)

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
23 Sep, 14:00 H Japan FC Youth 4 - 2
21 Oct, 14:00 H Dulwich Earthquakes Dulwich Earthquakes Youth 3 - 1
11 Nov, 18:00 A AKSIL ReUnited Youth 7 - 3
25 Nov, 16:30 A Ebbe Sand Soccer Academy - Logo Ebbe Sand Soccer Academy Youth 1 - 7
08 Dec, 19:00 A wiss-stoke-city-academy-logo WISS Stoke City FC Academy Youth
16 Dec, 14:00 A Windchaser FC Youth

Standings (Season 2017/2018)

P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Shanghai Lions Football ClubShanghai Lions FC 4 3 0 1 17 11 6 9
2 wiss-stoke-city-academy-logoWISS Stoke City FC Academy 2 2 0 0 14 4 10 6
3 AKSIL ReUnited 3 2 0 1 16 9 7 6
4 Windchaser FC 2 1 0 1 11 9 2 3
5 Dulwich EarthquakesDulwich Earthquakes 3 1 0 2 7 10 -3 3
6 Ebbe Sand Soccer Academy - LogoEbbe Sand Soccer Academy 3 1 0 2 11 20 -9 3
7 Japan FC 3 0 0 3 3 16 -13 0

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