Fuego FC Affiliate Program assists local youth clubs in developing pathway to pro-ranks
FRESNO, CA – Central Valley Fuego FC announced today Fresno Heat FC has joined as a Fuego Affiliate Partner. The affiliate program aims to establish a direct pathway between local youth clubs and Fuego FC’s curriculum, network and technical staff.
Since 2004, Fresno Heat FC has created a challenging and inspiring youth soccer program. They welcome players of any skill level or ability and work towards developing competitive and dedicated players on and off the field.
“Our fútbol history continues with our affiliation to Fuego FC. For the past few years, our club has been committed to bring competitive fútbol to our west and southwest areas of Fresno,” said Fresno Heat FC Club Administrator, Martin Valencia. “Now with this affiliation, we will be able to provide a better fútbol to our players and community through coaching and player development and collaborations with Fuego FC.”
“It gives me great pleasure to see Fresno Heat joining our Affiliate program,” said Fuego FC Sporting Director, Adam Smith. “I am very much looking forward to helping the staff and players with developing their program further in 2023.”
The Fuego Affiliate Program was established in 2022 and provides local youth clubs with the opportunity to be integrated into each element of the Fuego FC experience. As the region’s only professional soccer team they will work with affiliate clubs by creating an unparalleled platform that elevates both the organization’s players and staff.
About Central Valley Fuego FC
Central Valley Fuego FC is the region’s only professional soccer club in USL League One. The club kicked off their inaugural season in April of 2022, playing all home matches at Fresno State Soccer Stadium. To learn more visit, www.fuegofc.com.
About Fresno Heat FC
Fresno Heat FC, formerly known as Argentina Fresno Soccer Club and Pumas Fresno, was established in 2004. Fresno Heat FC plays under the NORCAL Premier League, and US Club Soccer jurisdiction. To learn more visit, www.fresnoheatfc.com.