Kunshan: Knappenschmiede welcomes new talents
Trained talents leave, young footballers get started: The so-called Knappenschmiede International in Kunshan welcomed 100 young talents. They followed the graduates of the Chinese youth program, who were officially bid farewell.
The new football season started with a ceremony at the “Youth Football Partner” of the “Knappenschmiede International” in Kunshan. 100 Chinese kickers wore their royal blue jersey for the first time, while others left the Schalke football school after three years of intensive training.
In 2021 the “Knappenschmiede International” celebrates its fifth anniversary in Kunshan – talents and trainers have been trained here since 2016. Bach then, around ten coaches from Schalke’s Football School and the “Knappenschmiede” organized football camps for talented young players in Kunshan and Beijing. In 2016, the Schalke professional team traveled to China for the first time during the summer break.
Some time ago the S04 concluded extensive agreements with the sports office in Kunshan and the Chinese Super League Club Hebei China Fortune FC to support the promotion of young talent in Chinese football.