Monthly Archives: January 2013
23.01.2013, Harare, Zimbabwe. AYSA or Aces Youth Soccer Academy was founded in 2001 by former Swiss professional soccer player, coach and friend Marc Duvillard. Despite several difficulties, Marc still continues his work in the academy, which welcomes talented young girls and boys of the capital of Zimbabwe, in Southern Africa.
10.01.2013. Bern/Muri, Switzerland. Invitation for the Medical Meeting of the Swiss Football Association SFV (Schweizerischer Fussballverband). Topic: Management of ACL injuries in football players. We contributed with the presentation: “Return to football/soccer after ACL reconstruction” (based on the published paper in JOSPT 2012).
07.01.2013. Zürich, Switzerland. FIFA Ballon D’or Awards. Vicente del Bosque (Spain National Team) is the FIFA World Coach of the Year for Men’s Football for 2012. We also congratulate our Ambassador for the 11+. The program targets primary the coaches in amateur football for implementing injury prevention.
Lionel “Leo” Messi (4x in a row!) and Abby Wambach (USA) were the two players, and Pia Sundhage was the Women’s coach of the year 2012.