The Prime Minister inaugurated the Legia Training Center investment

The head of the government participated in the ceremony of laying a foundation stone for the construction of the Research and Development Complex and Practice and Training Centre Legia Training Center in Grodzisk Mazowiecki. This is the first and the most modern sports and scientific centre in Poland, operating on the basis of cooperation with partners and the results of research and development activities. The project received co-financing in the amount of PLN 11 mln from the Ministry of Sport and Tourism. The centre is expected to be put into operation in June 2020.


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Photo: Adam Guz / Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland

The Prime Minister stressed the need to invest in sports infrastructure which will contribute to developing the athletes’ talents and training highly-qualified staff. I hope that such investments will be undertaken all over the country, and that today’s event will serve as the first step on the road leading towards this goal he added.

In addition, he informed that the centre will also be made available to footballers who will ultimately play in Legia’s first team, other Ekstraklasa football clubs and top European clubs. This initiative is meant to promote sport among the youngest generation and to contribute to the development of sport infrastructure. Young people’s ability to achieve success will depend on the professionalism of their training said the head of the government.

The Center will consist i.a. of: the Football Academy, LegiaLab Research and Development Centre, 6 full-sized football pitches and premises for start-up companies in the field of sports.

 


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