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António Figueiredo

Born in Portugal, António Figueiredo has dedicated most of his life to the research and practice of the best solutions to improve youth training and developing strategies to better understand the process allowing the coaches and scouts to make the best choices when scouting young talented players! Acting currently as the Dean of one of the most prestigious sports universities in the world, the Faculty of Sport Science and Physical Education of the University of Coimbra, António Figueiredo adds to his researching capability many years of practical work as a youth coach, youth department coordinator of a Portuguese Professional Club and Vice-President of Académica de Coimbra OAF, being responsible for the management of the club’s youth department! He also holds a Ph.D. degree in Sport Sciences with the dissertation “Growth, maturation and training – A study of youth soccer players 11-15 years of age”!

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