Partnership Bolsters Leading Soccer Media with Deep Expertise in Futsal; Former Captain of US National Futsal Team Celebrates Growth in Visibility for Sport
GoalNation announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with leading Futsal organization 619Futsal. Covering youth soccer since 2010, Diane Scavuzzo is the Editor in Chief of San Diego based GoalNation, the leading youth soccer publication in America.
Founded by Sean Bowers, the former Captain of the US Futsal National Team and current General Manager of the San Diego Sockers, 619Futsal is the premier youth Futsal league in San Diego. A member of US Youth Futsal, 619Futsal is the innovative, professionally run organization which has helped more than 4,000 players develop better soccer skills and increase their passion for the world’s most popular sport.
“GoalNation’s is a clear leader in soccer news and we are thrilled to be able to partner with them to help fuel their growth and increase awareness of Futsal in the USA,” said Bowers, CEO, and Founder of 619Futsal.
“I have had a wonderful business relationship with GoalNation and Diane Scavuzzo through the SD Sockers and 619Futsal,” says Bowers. “619Futsal is a futsal league that started in 2011 and continues to serve thousands of our youth soccer players in San Diego to help player development. I am pleased to announce that GoalNation and 619Futsal have inked a partnership that I feel will benefit both parties with continuing the education and development of the youth soccer player in San Diego.”
“Aligning with Sean Bowers, a leader in the world of Futsal both as a player and as a coach is an important step in pursuing our goal to become the leading Futsal news source,” said Scavuzzo, Founder of GoalNation. “Bowers shares our vision and we are in an extremely exciting time at GoalNation. It is an honor to work with Bowers. With this distinctive partnership, we see an even clearer runway to provide better editorial content for our readers.”
“By bringing GoalNation’s influence in the market and 619 Futsal’s capabilities closer together, we see a real value that will drive more information to soccer parents, players, and coaches,” said Bowers.
“Together, we share a significant foothold in the San Diego market which gives us meaningful access in one of the country’s hottest soccer markets,” said Bowers. “Like Ronaldo, Messi and other top professional soccer players, all youth soccer players can improve their technique while having fun playing Futsal. We look forward to helping more people understand the value of playing Futsal.”
The goal of the collaboration is to increase the resources to provide more relevant editorials on Futsal to meet the growing demand from readers.
Keith Tozer, Head Coach for our country’s National Men’s Futsal Team said, “Congratulations to Sean Bowers of 619futsal and Diane Scavuzzo of GoalNation for their announcement regarding their strategic partnership between their two companies. Both Sean and Diane are considered leaders in their perspective industries as well as innovators and the game of Futsal will benefit greatly from the both of them working together!”
Known for its passionate focus on youth soccer, GoalNation is a forward-thinking and fast-growing media leader. The online news source has been read by millions of readers and has more than 225,000 subscribers to their weekly national newsletter.