El Paso soccer club partners with Rio Rapids
El Paso, TX — El Paso soccer players chances at obtaining soccer college scholarships are set to increase thanks to a new partnership between local soccer academy, Cobras Soccer Academy, and the Albuquerque Rio Rapids Soccer Club.
“This partnership with the Albuquerque Rio Rapids Soccer Club opens up a world of opportunities for our local players to further develop their talents as their focus is in grooming and placing players at the collegiate level. The Rio Rapids are the largest soccer club in New Mexico and their affiliation with MLS team Colorado Rio Rapids is a great advantage for mentoring young up and coming players,” Cesar Sosa, ex-pro soccer player and co-founder of the Cobras Soccer Academy.
About Cobras Soccer Academy:
Cobras Soccer Academy provides youth with learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values by means of playing soccer. Our goal is to introduce children to a life of cooperation, respect, team-work, dedication and integrity through athletic interaction with various structured environments. Cesar and Teresa Sosa founded Cobras Soccer Academy in 2004. They started with eight kids and Cesar Sosa as their coach. Today they have over 170 kids and five coaches. Cesar Sosa is a retired forward star of the Paraguay National Team and the Mexican First Division Professional Soccer League.
About Rio Rapids Soccer Club:
Rio Rapids is New Mexico’s premier youth soccer club fielding boys and girls teams from U7 through U19. Rio teams participate regionally in the NPL and WCDA, locally in the Duke City Soccer League and North West Rio Grande Soccer League, members of the New Mexico Youth Soccer Association. For younger children, Rio offers an outstanding developmental program. The Club aims to promote a healthy environment, which enables each player to fulfill his or her potential both on and off the field. Players, parents, and coaches should feel confident and comfortable that key areas of development—technical, tactical, academic, personal and social—are the primary concern in each and every decision the Club takes.