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MLS, France launch coaching exchange

February 25, 2013
By Associated Press
NEW YORK -- Major League Soccer is sending its youth academy coaches to study abroad.

Personnel from teams in North America's top pro league will visit France's national training center in Clairefontaine. Coaches from the French soccer federation will teach the same player development skills they use at the club level there. Material from MLS, as well as the U.S. and Canadian federations, will also be in the curriculum.

The program features two weeks of immersion at the international ...

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