Confirmed – Lillestrøm SK – Heston International Cup U16
Lillestrøm SK, the Norwegian football club with a rich history, is gearing up for an exciting challenge on the international stage as they prepare to participate in the inaugural Heston International Cup U16, organized by Orange Veins and hosted at the Queens Park Rangers Training ground in London.
Oscar Killingmoe, the Academy Director of Lillestrøm SK, shared the team’s aspirations for the tournament. He emphasized the importance of gaining valuable international experience, not only for the players but also for the coaching staff. The opportunity to showcase their skills on a global platform is a remarkable educational experience that extends beyond the pitch. Additionally, the social aspect of the trip is seen as highly valuable, fostering team bonding and cultural exchange.
The competition at the Heston International Cup U16 promises to be fierce, with renowned academies like QPR, West Ham United, Fulham, Aston Villa, and Plymouth Argyle from England, as well as FC Helsingør from Denmark and Crossfire Premier from the USA participating.
When asked about what would constitute a successful tournament for Lillestrøm SK, Killingmoe emphasized the importance of positive performances from both individuals and the team as a whole. Energy and a positive attitude are key factors, ensuring that the players give their best on the field and represent their club and country with pride. Equally vital is the exemplary behavior of the players, not only during matches but in every aspect of the trip.
For Lillestrøm SK, the Heston International Cup U16 represents not only a football competition but also an opportunity to grow, learn, and leave a lasting impression on the international stage.