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NZ Olympic Soccer Champion Franchisee – Sensational Story
Tokyo, Japan– As the Olympics kick off this week Grasshopper Soccer Franchise takes time to reminisce of one of our famous past franchisees, Annalie Longo from Christchurch, New Zealand who will be taking part and representing New Zealand in soccer.
Annalie is a NZ Olympic Soccer Champion Franchisee who has taught thousands of children the Grasshopper Soccer way.
In 2013 Annalie and her partner Nikki joined the Grasshopper Soccer Franchise team in Christchurch, NZ. The program was an instant hit with thousands of children in the Cantebury region taking part of the program.
Grasshopper Soccer Franchisor Blake Brinklow said “Annalie’s passion for the game and love of kids really drove her business throughout the Cantebury region of NZ. It was amazing to have the Silver Ferns Star player and captain teaching children at grassroots level”.
“When Annalie joined she was still in her early 20’s and her career was just taking off. It has been amazing to watch her win W-Leauge championships and continue her amazing play representing New Zealand. Having her as part of our team was amazing and we wish her all the best for this year’s Olympics campaign with NZ”.
Now it is amazing to think that a NZ Olympic Champion Taught Grasshopper Soccer. The kids at the programs did not even realise the amazing teacher they had in Annalie being such a champion of the game.
NZ Olympic Soccer Champion Franchisee – Teach Grasshopper Soccer
When Annalie joined the team, we asked her why she wanted to be part of the Grasshopper Soccer Franchise team and she said “I love the game and I want to give back to the kids in the community. Being able to wake up everyday and do something I love is amazing”.
“Our passion for Creating Life Changing Experiences Through Sport”
“Annalie and Nikki shared our passion for creating positive experiences through sports with the goal to make a lasting impact on children’s lives,” said Blake Brinklow, Franchisor of Grasshopper Soccer.
“They are committed to helping the next generation of children gain the skills they need to be successful in soccer and in forming positive relationships on any field or arena.”
For more information about Grasshopper Soccer Franchise opportunities around the globe, please visit
www.grasshoppersoccer.com.au and take the online tour.
About Grasshopper Soccer
Grasshopper Soccer is an international franchise program that provides children ages two through twelve with a developmentally appropriate soccer and character development experience under the guidance of childhood education specialists, professional soccer players and experienced and licensed soccer coaches. The brand’s curriculum-based program is offered in all states of Australia, as well as New Zealand, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. To find a Grasshopper Soccer program near you, visit Kids Soccer Classes
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