• Date: 3 – 4 March 2020
  • Time:  9:00 – 18:00 first day,  9:00 – 15:00 second day.
  • Place: Best Western Vilnius hotel ( Konstitucijos pr. 14 ) and Sportima indoor arena (Azuolyno st. 5), Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • Where to stay: we have a special offer for our participants – all the information via email ateitis.cup@gmail.com
  • Price: 180 EUR (includes two days of the conference, training session, coffee brakes, lunch on the first day, certificate).

On the occasion of the tenth anniversary, Ateitis CUP presents you the new project – Ateitis CUP Conference !!!

The speakers are the representatives of the most famous professional football academies in Europe who will share their experiences and insights to raise the football stars of the future!
The first conference was a success to everyone who came and learned from the speakers from “Feyenoord”, “Real Madrid University”, “Locomotiv Moscow”, BK Skjold, FC Nordsjaeland and Lithuanian Federation of Football.
This time we will have not just a speeches/theory. We will have even training session with an expert from “Real Madrid University” on the first day of Conference.


Bob Browaeys is Technical Coordinator of Belgium National Youth teams U15, 16, 17 at this moment.

The theme of Bob’s speech at our conference will be “Identification and Development of Talented Young Football Players”.

Bob Browaeys has played a huge part coaching the Belgian national youth teams at every level and working with Michel Sablon (former Technical Director) to implement a new blueprint throughout the teams and organisation. They completely transformed the philosophy and training methods of the younger players, with the idea to produce a generation of footballers who could compete against the very best – and that is exactly what they achieved.

Short bio:
• Master in the Physical Education (University of Ghent)
• Holder of the UEFA-Pro licence (2007)
• Former goalkeeper of SV Waregem
• 15 years owner of a private goalkeeping school (6y – 18y boys and girls, 1993 – 2008)
• Author of a book about goalkeeping (1993)
• National Youth Coach U15, U16 or U17 Belgium since 1999
2 semi-final European Championship U17 in 2007 and 2015
1 quarterfinal European Championship U17 in 2019
2 participation at World Cup U17 (2007, South Korea and 2015, Chile): bronze medal in Chile
• Coordinator of the Belgian Coach Education School (1999 – 2008)
• Director of the Belgian Coach Education School (2008 – 2012)
• Head of Technical Department Flemish part of the Belgian Football Federation (270.000 licensed members, 3000 clubs) since 2009
• Coordinator national teams U15-U17 and Futsal Belgian FA since 2015
• Football Consultant of Cruyff Football since 2016
• Fifa instructor Goalkeeping Coaching Course since 2010
• Fifa instructor Elite Youth coaching since 2016
• Fifa instructor Technical Director Course since 2018

Dortmund Borussia need no introduction to football lovers. It is one of the most famous, elite football club in Germany, which has been breeding future football stars for years at its football academy, where the pursuit of football is not limited to children from Germany.
This time at our conference, a young specialist from Florian Ingwersen of the Dortmund Borussia Academy will give a presentation. Florian spent several years working for SG Wattenscheid 09 as head coach of the U13-U16 team and second coach at the U16-U17 team. Later, a career leap took Florian to Dortmund Borussia Academy, where she has been active for the third year. Florian is currently an assistant coach for Timothy Kirk with the U12 and U13 teams at Dortmund Borussia Football Academy.
During our conference, Florian will talk not only about football, but also about psychological education of children, and personality development not just on the football field. Topic of the presentation: “Not all about the ball: Development on and off the pitch”.
Matteo Cioffi will be talking about the the players, how to form a player and what is the most important in coaching.
He worked with: Zaniolo, Mancini (Roma), Maistro (Lazio now Salernitana), Venuti, Sottil, Ranieri (Fiorentina), Gori (Fiorentina now Arezzo) and many others;
he is a teacher in Converciano course UEFA C and D in psychology.
“Football is literally a complex subject composed of several aspects but overall it’s an amazing game able to mesmerise million of people.
I was lucky to begin my coaching career with Fiorentina when i was 33yo been part of the club for 9 years.
In those years i gave my contribution to growth of the club helping a lot of players to realise their dream to be a professional player and become an assets for the club.
Players like ZanioloMancini now playing for the italian national team and for As Roma, Ranieri, Sottil Fiorentina and U21 national team players , Maistro loaned from Lazio to Salernitana and U21national team player,
Gabriele Gori loaned from Fiorentina to Arezzo, Venuti as well it’s playing for Fiorentina.
Many other became professional players an I hope more and more will approach the professional football and why not the italian Serie A .”

Guillermo Hamdan Zaragoza is the TOP speaker at our conference!
Professional soccer coach and sports scientist. His main place of work is Real Madrid University, where he has been teaching since 2015. Currently, he is co-director and instructor in Master in Football Player Development. At Real Madrid Foundation Mr Guillermo also works as the head coach for player clinics and coaching education.
UEFA Pro Trainer License badge, Instructor for AFC Pro Licenses.

Guillermo Hamdan Zaragoza specialises in high-performance training (Real Madrid University).

During our conference, Mr Guillermo’s report will be “How to build a training session. U8-U12“, and in the second half of the day, Mr Guillermo will show you the practical side of his topic – two hours on the football field with all the members of the conference to understand better how to build a training session in real-time.

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