FC Farense beat Go Ahead Eagles

FC Farense beat Go Ahead Eagles in a friendly football match at the Amendoeira Sports Club, in Portugal.

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FC Farense met Go Ahead Eagles at Amendoeira Golf Resort sports complex on Wednesday 7th January and won 1:0

8th January 2015 - Whilst on a warm weather training camp in Portugal, the Dutch football team Go Ahead Eagles played the Portuguese team, FC Farense at the Amendoeira Sports Club in the Algarve. The friendly football match, arranged by Gary Hobson (FIFA and UEFA match agent), took place on Wednesday 7th January with a 10.30 am kick off. The Dutch team played well but FC Farense emerged as the stronger team, deserving their 1:0 victory.

FC Farense beat Go Ahead Eagles

Both teams were particularly complimentary about the natural grass pitch, which is kept in top condition and used exclusively by professional sports teams.

FC Farense’s coach and well known ex-football player Abel Xavier thanked Amendoeira Golf Resort team: “First of all, I want to thank the excellent conditions for this match to take place (…) the overall approach was positive and the final score gave us more confidence to achive our aim that is above all win games (…) thank you so much for your hospitality.”
Folke Booy, coach of the Dutch team also mentioned that this match was useful and awaits a re-match next season: “the pitch is perfect; the hospitality is excellent and it was a useful game for us (…). Hopefully we’ll meet again next year. We are thankful”.

The Amendoeira Sports Club is located at Oceânico’s stunning Amendoeira Golf Resort near the town of Silves, and offers outstanding training facilities for professional teams. In addition to the full size football pitch, the Amendoeira Sports Club has a fully equipped gymnasium, a pitch side marquee for free weights and fitness training, changing rooms, massage room and sports bar for refreshments.

FC Farense beat Go Ahead Eagles

Professional warm weather training packages are available for football, Gaelic football and hurling. Oceânico tailor-make each warm weather training package to suit the client, focusing on training, meals and transfers, and can also arrange off-site excursions and team building activities.

Amendoeira Golf Resort has already played host to a variety of top teams including Blackpool FC, Reading FC, Queens Park Rangers FC, Aston Villa FC, Silkeborg IF and and the Dublin Hurlers. Several fixtures have been held at the club including matches between Dutch Premier League teams Ajax FC and Groningen FC.

The Amendoeira Golf Resort also boasts two championship golf courses, one designed by Sir Nick Faldo and one designed by Christy O’Connor Jnr., the floodlit, 9 hole par 3 Oceânico Academy course and the Amendoeira Golf Academy & Fitting Suite, including: a driving range, a putting green and a long and short game practice area.

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News updated 14/01/15
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