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Saturday, 21 November 2020

Vandrezzer FC Appoint Ex Manchester City And Arsenal Sports Scientist

Vandrezzer FC Appoint Ex Manchester City And Arsenal Sports Scientist. 

See a press statement from the club

Vandrezzer FC is pleased to announce the employment of a Sport Science Director. He is Chris Barnes.

Barnes is a renowned, England-based expert with over 20 years experience in Sports Science. He holds two Master Degrees in Exercise and Sport Science as well as Business Management.

He's also an International Sports Science consultant who has worked with CAF and UEFA, as well as clubs like Queens Park Rangers, West Bromwich Albion, Nottingham Forest, Newcastle United,

Great Britain Basketball Association, The English Rugby Football League among others.

The renowned sports science expert will work with the VFC academy to actualise the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP)  strategy which focuses on developing better home grown players. These players will be groomed in our academy which through systemic development, we expect to assume a Category 1 status in the nearest future.  

He will also be in charge of implementing an effective sports science framework for first team players and staff, interpretation and analysis of individual and team data, maximisation of athletic potential of players on and off the pitch of play as per physical fitness, injury crisis management, nutrition, sleep, recovery, mental health among other roles.

Additionally, he will coordinate the mentorship of Elite Performance staff at Vandrezzer FC, a role he previously played at Manchester City, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Aston Villa, Leeds United and Everton. 

In April 2020, Vandrezzer FC had taken delivery of four units of world-class Artificial Intelligence -  powered VEO cameras, which will assist in gathering scientific data for post-match/training analysis and improvement in players’ performance. Also acquired are football GPS performance tracker vests which uses the latest GPS and sensor technology to accurately track players fitness and other multi-million-naira worth of training equipment. 

All these will come in handy and effective with Barnes, expertise on ground.

We say a BIG WELCOME to our latest team member - Chris Barnes. 

Vandrezzer FC ...won't walk that road without you

Friday, 6 November 2020

Brazilian Forward Ivo Jorge Santos on the verge of Joining NNL side Vandrezzer FC

 Former Heartland FC Brazilian Forward Ivo Jorge Santos on the verge of Joining NNL side Vandrezzer Football Club.

Santos had penned a two-year contract with the Heartland FC in 2018/2019. But after the season, many players, including the Brazilian, were laid off by a new management.

Vandrezzer FC is a professional football club that competes in the Nigeria National League (NNL) - the second tier of Nigerian club football. 

Nicknamed the ‘Lions of Naija’, Vandrezzer FC is driven by the vision of her founder to bring about a change in the narrative of football club management in Nigeria. Since it’s establishment precisely one year ago, on September 11, 2019; Vandrezzer FC has been at the forefront of redefining the dynamics of club football management in Nigeria, riding on its four cardinal principles of Football artistry, Arts, Entertainment and Hospitality.

Working with a business model focused on fans engagement, merchandising, ticket sales, broadcasting rights, Vandrezzer FC is determined to be a trailblazer in promoting the ‘football for business’ concept in Nigeria.


In addition, Vandrezzer FC launched her fully enhanced and interactive website, designed as a digital platform to cater to fans, sponsors and merchandising agents, dishing out professional and delightful content.

These efforts did not go unnoticed, as Vandrezzer FC got what could be described as her first official global recognition on August 27, 2020, when she was rated by the Global Digital Football Benchmark study as the most followed football club in Nigeria and the 37th best in Africa!

Vandrezzer FC has through the support of her global principal partner, Vandrezzer Energy Services Limited, acquired a state-of-the-art audio sound system from Amate sounds in Spain to provide crispy clear audio entertainment on match days. 

Still in line with the culture of excellence, the club engaged with UK top brand suppliers, including suppliers of grounds management equipment and have acquired best in class grounds equipment for effective maintenance of her football pitches. 

Furthermore, as part of her efforts to up the game of football in Nigeria, and to give voice to her online campaign of “good pitches make good football” Vandrezzer FC has initiated the process with the grounds management experts in UK to provide training to willing Nigerian football clubs on how to build and maintain good pitches.

At its disposal is an asset of 4.0 hectares of land, with a planned acquisition of a further 12.0 hectares for the planned development of her Tier 2 Football academy, while the latter acquisition would cater to the future expansion and planned upgrade of the academy to the UEFA Tier 1 status.

With a focus to enhancing football business through the use of technology, Vandrezzer FC has acquired Sports performance wearable GPS trackers - the most advanced athlete fitness tracking device ever made for individuals,; and Veo un-manned camera AI technology which automatically detects where the ball is and digitally pans and zooms. 

With the massive investments and Quality additions, Rate Vandrezzer FC's Chances of promotion to the NPFL

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