Club name: Monaco Football Club
Team name: Monaco
Country: The Principality Of Monaco
Year of foundation: 1924
About team: Academy players in the first team: Marc-Aurele Caillard (goalkeeper), Alex Maraval (goalkeeper), Layvin Kurzawa (defender), Yannick Ferreira Carrasco (midfielder), Jessy Pi (midfielder), Valere Germain (forward)
AS Monaco FC Academy is one of the oldest academies in France, its history started from 1975. The academy of AS Monaco FC is classified by the National Technical Direction, for many years, the top three French academies, as evidence by his second place in the latest ranking published by the National Technical Direction.
Boys join the Academy at the age of 12, and in average stay there from 4 to 6 seasons. Each year 4-5 young players sign their first professional contract in the club.
A sharp recruitment, an elite center, a personalized follow up, a competent support impregnated with the values of the club, a strict disciplinary framework, training always inspired by the very high level – all these let pupils of the Academy maximize their individual talant and prepare them for the demands of playing first team AS Monaco and prifessional career.
The coach of Monaco-97 is a former French footballer Emmanuel Dos Santos. His team is the leader of its sub-group on the current National Championship. By the results of the group stage the best teams will play the crunch matches to define the best team in France in that age.
At the beggining of March "Monaco" won silver on the home tournament, where "Stade Rennais", "Royal Standard de Liège" and "Inter" from Milan took part.
The representatives of Youth French Team are the midfielder Tristan Muyumba, forwards Irvin Cardona and Guevin Tormin.
French Ligue 1: 1961, 1963, 1978, 1982, 1988, 1997, 2000
French Ligue 2: 2013
French Cup: 1960, 1963, 1980, 1985, 1991
French Ligue Cup: 2003
French Super Cup: 1961, 1984, 1997, 2000