A partnership announced on Tuesday between the Montreal Impact and the Quebec Regional Soccer Association (ARSQ) allows young players in the region to believe in their dream of evolving one day with the best club in the region. province.
“It’s a great day for soccer in Quebec City,” said ARSQ technical director Helder Duarte on the sidelines of a press conference at the Honco de Levis Stadium.
In essence, this agreement allows for a direct exchange between the two parties, hoping to find the best young athletes in the region to join the Impact Academy, the body set up by the Club to develop Quebec talent. Impact recruiters will often come to the capital to watch the elite. Players and coaches of the ARSQ will also benefit from the expertise of the Impact, both at the sporting and educational level.
The ultimate goal remains to see an athlete from the Greater Québec City area play for the Montreal Impact, like Anthony Jackson-Hamel of Limousin.
With 28,000 players, the ARSQ is the largest association in the province.