IFX Soccer enters partnership with Global Image Sports (GIS)


January 23, 2015 – International Fútbol X-Change announced today a new partnership with sports management company, Global Image Sports, an Atlanta based company representing European professional football clubs in North America and in some cases around the world. Their strategic partnership agreements with each of their European professional football clubs allows GIS to assist them in player scouting and development of their global brand via constant consultation and feedback. GIS partner clubs include several in the Barclays Premier League and English Championship League including West Ham United, Stoke City, Wolverhampton Wanderers,  Sheffield Wednesday and Charlton Athletic. Other partners include Glasgow Rangers FC, Chievo Verona and UC Sampdoria of the Italian Serie A.

GIS also helps to partner European professional soccer clubs with youth soccer clubs in America. The youth teams are encouraged to participate in soccer travel vacations, training, playing, attending live games and sightseeing.

IFX, CEO, Michael Carlson said, “I am very excited about working with GIS. We have discussed partnerships with a number of organizations in recent years, but in GIS I believe we have found a partner that we can trust and will continue to grow IFX and our good name. Our services and expertise compliment one another nicely which I believe will result in added value to our respective clientele. ”

GIS Chief Operating Officer, Mike Kelleher said, “Over the past few years we have had many requests from parents and players alike looking for the next step after the National Camp and Academy Experience, and in IFX we can now provide that next step via a company that we believe offers a similar ethos and integrity to GIS. All players that have attended the Academy Experience over the past few years will be offered the opportunity to be fully immersed in a soccer culture and environment at a club in Germany, Spain, England, Italy or Brazil. ”

Global Image Sports is a sports management company that provides opportunities and experiences via the formation of strategic partnerships in the sports industry. It prides itself on a professional approach to its business activities and strives to be the market leader in its field while offering its customers unrivaled service and satisfaction. For more information go to www.globalimagesports.com or email info@globalimagesports.com

International Futbol X-Change (IFX) is a leading international soccer organization founded in 2003 that enables aspiring soccer players from around the world, both youth and adult, to play for European soccer clubs while continuing their education. IFX orchestrates total immersion soccer programs for anywhere from 2 weeks to 2 years, in various countries including Germany, Spain, England, Italy and Brazil. IFX has placed hundreds of players with clubs internationally over the past several years. For more information go to www.ifxsoccer.com or email info@ifxsoccer.com

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