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Putuo sets up a girls’ football training center

February 07, 2018 |

A girls’ football training center has been unveiled in Putuo last week.

The center is set up by the Chinese Football Association, as part of its endeavor to train young football players nationwide.

Altogether 15 training institutions in Beijing, Shanghai and Wuhan have been named as youngsters’ football training centers . A supervision system has been introduced to follow the training and both Chinese and foreign professionals will be hired to coach at these centers.

They are also exploring a new approach to train football players and track and field athletes together.

Putuo’s female football team has won many titles since 1993. The district has also cultivated plenty of good players, many of whom are still members of the national team.