- Written by Penn Legacy Staff Penn Legacy Staff
- Published: 11 July 2017 11 July 2017
Penn Legacy FC’s Nicte Aco Secures a Spot for 2017 generation adidas international Olympique Lyonnais Select
Nicte Aco will travel to Lyon, France to train with Olympique Lyonnais Academy coaches through invite only generation adidas international Select.
This year Penn Legacy is proud to announce that Nicte Aco has been selected for one of the 32 spots for the generation adidas international Olympique Lyonnais Select Program.
Each year the top adidas youth soccer clubs nationwide have the exclusive opportunity to nominate players and coaches to participate in the generation adidas international Select program. 96 talented players have been invited to train this August at Real Madrid Foundation, A.F.C. Ajax, and Olympique Lyonnais - three of the world’s most powerful soccer clubs.
Aco is 16 years old and plays for Penn Legacy. She prides herself on her speed and ability to create forward plays from the back. From the program, she looks forward to developing her soccer skills and gaining knowledge that will help her soccer career in the long run. For a more detailed player profile, see her SoccerScout profile. Olympique Lyonnais’ multitude of trophies include 15 Division 1 Féminine titles, 9 Coupe de France Féminine titles, and 3 Women’s Champion’s League titles. In addition to being trained by Olympique Lyonnais academy coaches, Aco will play in international friendly matches against Academy teams and receive individual evaluation from Olympique Lyonnais Academy coaches - an opportunity presented to very few American players.
About generation adidas international: As part of the expanded generation adidas grassroots platform, generation adidas international emphasizes adidas’ role as the premier provider of elite developmental opportunities to U.S. clubs. With generation adidas international’s incomparable access to the world’s top academies and tournaments, adidas clubs have the opportunity to train and play at the sport’s most renowned institutions. With generation adidas international, the world of adidas soccer opens its doors. Where will you play?