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ODFC Cesena Transfers WPSL Player To Italy!

07/14/2017, 2:30pm EDT
By Shelley Kline

Rebecca Deegan To Jesina Calcio

ODFC Cesena USA is proud to announce that an official transfer offer has been made to Becca Deegan (WPSL 1st Team) from Jesina Calcio Femminile in Italy’s Serie “B” professional league. The club Jesina is based out of Jesi, Italy a town in the province of Ancona in the Marche region.

Becca joined us this current season from Delta State University where she was team captain for all 4 years. She represented the England Under-17 and played at the highest premier level of soccer with Everton Ladies.

Andy Vera, ODFC Cesena USA GM had this to say, “Becca has been presented with a tremendous opportunity, her ability and strong personality will serve her well in the Italian league. She is the 1st from Cesena USA given this honor but she won’t be the last…she has earned this opportunity and we wish her nothing but the best." Becca is due in Italy by mid-August for the start pre-season training.

Jecina Calcio Press Release!

Cesena Summer Academy 2017 Reg OPEN! NOW in MD-DC and VA

07/11/2017, 5:00pm EDT
By SPI Staff

Our Cesena Summer Academy 2017 will take place in two locations this year; Maryland/Washington-DC area and in Virginia. This program has been the "flagship" of the Cesena USA Program since its creation back in 2009.

A.C. Cesena and Italian Federation Coaches prepare and inspire our players as they begin to focus on the upcoming league season. This year the program will be held at the Maryland SoccerPlex and John Champe HS (VA). 

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Cesena USA Organizational Background

The Old Dominion Football Club (ODFC) and CESENA USA has consolidated the experience developed by its own technical staff and the experience acquired from the A.C. Cesena technicians to create a unique learning environment for our youth players and coaches. 

This “elite” travel soccer portion of the Old Dominion Football Club (ODFC) is a consolidation of efforts and strong working relationship between two youth focused organizations. CESENA USA is fully committed to bringing an advanced player and coach education system to our area members.

Both A.C. Cesena S.p.a and its’ US based affiliate CESENA USA have identical developmental philosophies which clearly puts an emphasis on structured and methodical soccer education. Both organizations have highly trained and accredited staff most holding coaching credentials from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and European Football Association (UEFA) and licenses form organizations within the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL).

CESENA USA will work closely on a yearly basis within its academy structure to identify quality players and possibly fill the ranks of the Italian professional league or its respective youth systems.

CESENA USA has also committed to working closely with A.C. Cesena S.p.a senior developmental staff to provide learning opportunities for youth coaches as the demand for “higher learning” continuous to increase.

Cesena USA provides:

·         Introduction to all our players and coaches utilizing a proven structured learning methodology

·         A.C. Cesena shares with Cesena USA years of developmental education experience and internationally certified staff to bring unique learning environment to ODFC youth players and coaches

·         Professional staff/International Educational Resources

·         Premier training facilites

·         Continued review/evaluation from both Cesena USA and A.C. Cesena staff

·         International exposure for Cesena USA players