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Two local boys – selected for Spain

Tylar, 13 and Curtis, 12, are two local, extremely talented footballers who have been selected to take up a truly remarkable opportunity to participate in a football training camp in Valencia, Spain.
 |  Rachel Cornwall  |  ,
Curtis and Tylar working at what they love to do.

They were selected from the the Year 7-8 Sports Camp at Totara Springs earlier this year. They stood out due to their skill and outstanding sporting attitude, actively taking leadership roles and helping other players who were not as confident or able.

As a result of their dedication and performance, they have been given the chance to travel overseas and partake in this once in a lifetime experience which has the very real potential of opening doors for their future in the world of football.

For as long as anyone can remember, Tylar has played football. There isn’t a day when he isn’t kicking a ball around practising, no matter the weather. Curtis played rugby until two years ago, but having met Tylar at a Futsal session his love and talent was immediately sparked. Together they have been an unstoppable force on the field.

This trip to Valencia is an unprecedented opportunity for these young athletes:

This trip to Valencia is an unprecedented opportunity for these young athletes – valuable experiences including: –

• Ten training sessions with top Academy coaches and CRACKS teams, which are feeder clubs from other countries; • Games against local Valencia teams; • Valencia Academy training kit; • Tour of the Mestalla Stadium, the iconic home of Valencia FC; • Game tickets to a Valencia home game; • Food and accommodation at the conveniently located Hotel Mas Camarena Paterna, just two minutes from the stadium.

This exclusive trip is not available to everyone and is offered through Kim Beale of Football Plus NZ, who has established strong connections with Valencia FC over the years.

The journey will be 17 to 18 days, and the costs for the boys will include flights, insurance, and all the mentioned benefits.

Tylar and Curtis will be accompanied by their fathers Mike and Marcus, who are working hard to raise the necessary funds for their participation in this life-changing opportunity.

They aim to raise a total of $40,000 in readiness to take up their places in 2025.

From the boys themselves – Thank you for this opportunity to further the two of us to the Pro Football lifestyle and help us achieve our goals of playing football as a career.

From the Editors:

Tylar and Curtis would be thrilled to have the opportunity to personally share their passion for football and this exciting experience with you. Both boys live and breathe football.

As readers, we can’t support everything but we can choose what seems like a great investment in the future. This is a remarkable opportunity for Tylar and Curtis. Your contribution, no matter the size, will make a significant difference in enabling them to pursue their dreams and help these two dedicated young athletes on their path to excellence.

The parents kindly request your support to help make this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity a reality for Tylar and Curtis

If you are interested in learning more about Tylar and Curtis or would like to meet with them to discuss their journey and aspirations, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Please see the give a little page:-

https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/curtis-and-tylar-to-valencia-spain-for-a-football