Philadelphia Union Announce Youth Affiliation with Delaware FC – (DEFC)
Delaware FC joins Philadelphia Union Family as a Club Affiliate
CHESTER, Pa. (April 20th, 2020) - Philadelphia Union and DEFC announced today a youth affiliation to aid in the development of the players as both athletes and community members.
The partnership between the Union and DEFC will bring new opportunities to Delaware. The Club Affiliate Program will expand DEFC’s Player Development Pathway and will create a direct talent ID pipeline for Philadelphia Union Youth teams and programming.
The Union and DEFC will work cooperatively to offer multi-club development programs, specialized positional training, access to European event competitions, Union Select team opportunities, and invitations to elite programs.
Please click here to learn more about the Philadelphia Union Club Affiliate Program.
“Special moment for the Philadelphia Union to welcome Delaware FC as an official club affiliate.” Said Anthony Flores, Technical Director, Philadelphia Union Youth. “Coming together and creating further opportunities for their players like the Union’s player pathway program is a testament to the club’s leadership, professionalism and commitment to continue growing the sports and level of play. The Union are honored to be a part of their journey!”
“Delaware Football Club is very excited to be an affiliate of the Philadelphia Union. The new relationship will further enhance our developmental pathway provided to our players and coaches. We continue to look for new opportunities to offer our players and partnering with the Philadelphia Union will be a great benefit to help advance our soccer programming of our club.” Commented Tom Antonelli, Operations Director, Delaware FC.