A new chapter in RB Leipzig's history | RBL's first strategic internationalisation project on a different content | Partnership to focus on education and development of youth players, coach development and exchange of know-how
Indian Super League club FC Goa will become a new partner of RB Leipzig. The partnership between the two clubs has been agreed upon until 30th June 2023.
For Bundesliga club RB Leipzig, a new chapter is beginning in its still young history. The partnership will be the first step taken by RB Leipzig in another continent as part of its strategic internationalisation measures. One focus of the partnership will be the training and development of young players in the Indian football market. Due to the current situation surrounding the coronavirus, the implementation of these camps will first be carried out online before they can take place on-site at a later date.
Further foundations of the partnership are the support provided by RB Leipzig in the area of on-site coach training as well as the exchange of know-how concerning the further development of the structures, especially in the area of youth football.
“We are very much looking forward to the partnership with FC Goa, because this club is a perfect fit for us with its young, modern, and innovative approach. We want to break new ground with RB Leipzig and take our first steps internationally.
Our cooperation with FC Goa is the first step of a wider internationalisation strategy. The up-and-coming and rapidly growing Indian market is perfectly suited to cooperation. The discussions with FC Goa were very open, convincing, and purposeful from the beginning. Additionally, such a partnership also offers the opportunity to represent the Bundesliga in India in the best possible way and, to a certain extent, act as an ambassador.”