Monthly Archives: January 2013

Young players at AYSA, Harare, Zimbabwe


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.

Mané Garrincha

Remember Garrincha

20.01.2013. “Garrincha” or “Mané Garrincha” or simply one of the best football/soccer players ever. Visit CBF website for more!  “30 anos sem Garrincha = 30 years without Garrincha”

Swiss National team shirt

SFV medical day

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).

Vicente del Bosque

The coach Del Bosque

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.