This weekend, the coaches from Paris Saint-Germain youth academy were in Finland to share their working methods with local coaches.

For three days in Helsinki, the Rouge et Bleu delegation observed the level of the local kids at the U18 match between Finland and Estonia as well as training of the HJK reserve team.


The Paris coaches also took part in a training and planning methodology conference. Their presence was especially appreciated by the local coaches: "We were pleasently surprised by the excellent atmosphere created with the Paris saint-Germain coaches and the quality of their ideas," explained Erkki Valla, director of the HJK youth academy. "It was a great opportunity for us to welcome the coaches of a huge club such as Paris Saint-Germain and we hope we'll be able to do it again soon."