The president of Tokyo Verdy FC, a football club based in Japan, recently came to Thailand in order to witness firsthand the progress between the partnership of Ascot International School in Bangkok and the Tokyo Verdy FC.
According to the president of the football club, Mr. Hideyuki Hanyu, they made an agreement last year with Ascot International School in order to open up additional opportunities for the football players of the school. Through the partnership, these players will be able to go to Japan and be a part of the professional training conducted by the Tokyo Verdy FC.
On October of 2017, the football club organized a team comprised of qualified staff and trainers. They were sent to Thailand in order to facilitate the football training program of Ascot International School’s football player. Aside from the home training, the players of the school will be given the opportunity to visit Japan in April of 2018 for training along with the Tokyo Verdy FC. At the end of the trainings, it is expected that the players will not only be stronger but skillful as well.
Mr. Hanyu said that they are happy with the training and result for the athletes. Some of the football players are even included in the youth national team and members of a number of leading football clubs in the country.
Tokyo Verdyis based in Tokyo, Japan and the football club is recognized as a professional organization. They are competing in the J2 League. The football club was established in 1969 and it is considered to be one of the most prestigious teams joining the J. League. As of the writing, the club has already received 7 titles from J. League, a title from the AFC Champions League, 5 Emperor’s Cup and 6 J. League Cups.
According to the headmaster of Ascot International School in Bangkok, Mr. Gary Booth, they are excited with the partnership created with the Tokyo Verdy FC. They have no doubt that after the trainings their profile improve all over the school and will offer more opportunities for the students of the school.