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EL SHAARAWY SHINES AT HONGKOU STADIUM WITH CIC SUPPORT

July 16, 2019

Stephan El Shaarawy arrived in Shanghai and attended Shanghai Shenhua's game against Henan Jianye. Stephan's new team defeated the visitors 3-2 in an exciting game. Stephan watched the game from Shenhua's official box. Stephan's agent Manuel El Shaarawy, CIC Managing Director Giovanni Lovisetti and the Consul General of Italy in Shanghai Michele Cecchi joined Stephan to celebrate his arrival in Shanghai.

EL SHAARAWY JOINS SHANGHAI SHENHUA

July 8, 2019

Stephan El Shaarawy is joining Shanghai Shenhua, one of China's most popular football teams. El Shaarawy comes from AS Roma after two very succesful seasons. He will be the highest paid Italian player in the world. CIC will continue to support Stephan during this new adventure in China by managing his digital presence and providing deal flow

EL SHAARAWY TO WORK WITH CIC IN CHINA DIGITAL STRATEGY

March 10, 2019

Italian striker Stephan El Shaarawy partners with CIC to launch his online presence in China. AS Roma striker will first open his Sina Weibo account, and then expand his presence into other platforms.

CIC INVITES TENCENT FOR EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EVRA

February 22, 2019

CIC invited Tencent Sports for an exclusive interview with Patrice Evra in London. During the interview, Evra showcased his knowledge about Chinese culture and discussed his careers. CIC plans to take Evra to China later in 2019.

MAN UTD LEGEND PATRICE EVRA IS NOW ON CHINESE SOCIAL MEDIA

December 26, 2018

Former Man Utd captain Patrice Evra partnered with CIC to launch his digital presence in the Chinese market. Evra joined Weibo with a hit Christmas video where he greeted his Chinese fans in Mandarin.

EDI CAVANI LAUNCHES HIS CHINA SOCIAL MEDIA WITH CIC

November 6, 2018

Uruguayan striker and global star Edinson Cavani has picked CIC to launch his China digital strategy and connect with Chinese fans.

INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL CARNIVAL ENDS WITH GREAT SUCCESS

October 30, 2018

The International Football Carnival (IFC), an activity designed by CIC for GGG, ended with great success. The event took place in Jiangmen and attracted over 100 local families who also learned about immigration to the USA. The event was led by German, Brazilian, Uruguayan and Chinese football coaches.

SILICON VALLEY FAMILY DAY ATTRACTS 50+ CHINESE FAMILIES

September 30, 2018

More than 50 Chinese families attended Silicon Valley Family Day. The event, which was designed by CIC for Golden Gate Global, took place in Shunde. Participants played football, enjoyed snacks and learned about opportunities for moving into the USA.

CIC PARTNERS WITH SAN FRANCISCO GOLDEN GATE GLOBAL

August 20, 2018

CIC Asia will partner with San Francisco-based Golden Gate Global to organize a series of football-themed marketing events in China. Golden Gate Global is an EB-5 Investment Fund. Since 2011, GGG raised more than $600 million in EB-5 investment funds while helping client 1,200 families from 25+ countries successfully invest and relocate to the United States.

CIC ASIA AND SINA SPORTS ESTABLISH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

July 8, 2018

 Beijing. CIC Asia and Sina Sports have established an strategic partnership to help athletes, football federations and clubs of Latin cultures to open their Weibo profiles.

FOSHAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION NAMES CIC DIRECTOR ITALY REPRESENTATIVE

May 30, 2018

Giovanni Lovisetti, CIC Asia Managing Director, was appointed official representative for Italy of the Foshan Football Association. “The opportunities for Italy’s sports industry are unparalleled, specially in China’s second-tier cities”, Mr. Lovisetti said.

2018 BRIGHT SCHOLAR - CIC FOOTBALL CAMP ENDS ON A HIGH NOTE

February 5, 2018

The camp closing ceremony was an opportunity for camp participants and their families to interact with the international coaching team one last time. Consultations for the next activity have already started.

FLORENTIA VILLAGE PARTNERS WITH CIC TO LAUNCH FIRST FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER IN CHINA

January 30, 2018

Florentia Village partners with CIC to launch their first family entertainment center in China

2018 BRIGHT SCHOLAR - CIC FOOTBALL WINTER CAMP KICKS OFF

January 30, 2018

A new winter, a new camp. The 2018 Bright Scholar - CIC Football Winter Camp opening ceremony took place today. More than 100 families attended the event. The training camp will be led by Massimo Agostini, who is also the coach of Italy's Beach Soccer team.

MASSIMO AGOSTINI UNVEILED AS FOOTBALL WINTER CAMP COACH

January 12, 2018

Once again, CIC brings the best of Italian Football to China. Meet your coach: Massimo Agostini. A man who understand what it takes to be a top scorer.

MASSIMO AMBROSINI PARTNERS WITH CIC TO LAUNCH SINA WEIBO ACCOUNT

December 26, 2018

Massimo Ambrosini, AC Milan former captain and two-time Uefa Champions League Winner, picked CIC to launch his Weibo account. "I can't wait to share with my Chinese fans my memories as AC Milan captain, my present and future plans", Ambrosini said.

AC MILAN LEGEND ALESSANDRO COSTACURTA LANDS ON WEIBO

November 17, 2017

Alessandro “Billy” Costacurta, Italian football legend and AC Milan glory, has launched his official Weibo profile. Costacurta’s Weibo profile will be managed by CIC. “This is a great honor for us and confirms that our company is headed in the right direction”, said CIC Managing Director Giovanni Lovisetti.

CIC TO PARTNER WITH BRIGHT SCHOLAR - CHINA'S LARGEST EDUCATION GROUP

October 31, 2017

CIC and Bright Scholar (NYSE: BEDU) will partner to organize a football winter camp in early 2018. The agreement was signed in Bright Scholar HQ with the presence of Bright Scholar CEO He Junli and CIC Managing Directors.

2017 CIC-MONALISA FOOTBALL SUMMER CAMP CONCLUDES SUCCESSFULLY

July 20, 2017

The 2017 CIC - Monalisa - Country Garden Football Summer Camp ended on a high note. "Congratulations to you all, you are very special kids", said Marco Negri, who coached the camp's second week and delivered the certificates.

FIFA WORLD CHAMPION GENNARO GATTUSO VISITS CIC FOOTBALL CAMP WITH AC MILAN DELEGATION

July 16, 2017

An AC Milan delegation led by Gennaro Gattusso and by AC Milan CEO Marco Fassone visited CIC-Monalisa Football Summer Camp. Gattuso greeted CIC staff and took pictures with camp participants.

MARCO NEGRI DEBUTS IN CHINA WITH CIC

July 15, 2017

Italian footballer and Rangers FC Legend Marco Negri made his China debut coaching CIC-Monalisa Football Summer Camp. Negri is also the author of "Moody Blue: The Story of Mysterious Marco". Negri will remain in Foshan for one week. Negri will complement Costacurta's teaching, focusing in attacking strategy and technique,

AC MILAN LEGEND COSTACURTA TAKES FOSHAN FLORENTIA VILLAGE BY STORM

July 14, 2017

AC Milan legend Alessandro "Billy" Costacurta visited Florentia Village to take part on a marketing event. The activity was jointly organized by CIC and Florentia Village. Costacurta best represents Italy's excellence and elegance.

CIC CO-FOUNDER SPEAKS IN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH SPORTS FORUM IN MEIZHOU

April 22, 2017

Nicolas Santo, CIC Asia’s co-founder, was invited by the Meizhou government to take part on a panel about the future of football in China. Meizhou is the cradle of Chinese football culture. Members of the audience included the Mayor of Meizhou, high-level leaders from the Guangdong government and Chinese and foreign entrepreneurs.

BILLY COSTACURTA MEETS MONALISA CEO TO CELEBRATE PARTNERSHIP WITH CIC

July 10, 2017

Italian Legend Alessandro "Billy" Costacurta visited Monalisa Tiles headquarters in Foshan and met with the company's CEO. "We very much look forward to our partnership and Monalisa is ready to support the growth of football in China", Monalisa CEO said.

CIC EXHIBITS IN GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR

February 23, 2017

CIC team took part in the 10th edition of the Guangzhou International Travel Fair. CIC shared a booth with Voglia D’Italia, the premier Chinese tourism company for travel to Italy. During the event CIC presented the premium football experiences offered by the company to dozens of Chinese companies looking for opportunities in the intersection of football and tourism.

CIC-MONALISA FOOTBALL CAMP PARTICIPANTS ATTEND GUANGZHOU EVERGRANDE GAME

July 15, 2017

Participants of the 2017 Monalisa-CIC-Country Garden Football Summer Camp attended Guangzhou's Evergrande game with their coaches. For some of the participants, this was the first time they went to a football stadium.

CIC-MONALISA TILES ESTABLISH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

January 8, 2017

CIC and Monalisa Tiles have established a strategic partnership to organize a football camp led by Italian legend Alessandro Costacurta. The football camp will take place in Foshan this July. Monalisa Tiles is one of the leading ceramics manufacturers in China.

THE FINANCIAL TIMES FEATURES CIC ASIA

September 8, 2016

The Financial Times interviewed Nicolas Santo, CIC Asia founding partner. Mr. Santo spoke about the company's experience running football camps in China and about the future of Chinese football.

CIC-COUNTRY GARDEN FOOTBALL SUMMER CAMP ENDS WITH ITALIAN DINNER FOR THE FAMILIES

July 25, 2016

The CIC-Country Garden Football Summer Camp ended on a high note at Nicole Italian Restaurant in Shunde. Participants and families enjoyed Italian food while Costacurta delivered participation certificates. "I will be back next year", the Italian legend said.

COSTACURTA SHINES DURING CIC-COUNTRY GARDEN FOOTBALL CAMP OPENING CEREMONY

July 18, 2016

"You have to dream big", Costacurta, multiple times UCL winner and FIFA World Cup runner up told camp participants. Families and members of China's AC Milan Fans organizations took part in the activity.

REGISTRATION FOR CIC'S FIRST CHINA FOOTBALL SUMMER CAMP IS NOW OPEN

May 10, 2016

Registration for the 2016 CIC - Country Garden Football Summer Camp is now open. The camp will be led by AC Milan legend Alessandro Costacurta, sponsored by Marriott Hotel and supported by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in South China

COSTACURTA AND AMBROSINI HOST DEMO CLASS FOR CHINESE YOUTH IN SHUNDE

April 25, 2016

Italian legends Alessandro Costacurta and Massimo Ambrosini visited Shunde, Foshan, to launch CIC’s cooperation with Country Garden Education Group and to host a demo class for participants. The activity gave Country Garden students a unique opportunity to experience what it feels like to train with champions that have won it all.

CIC AND GUANGDONG COUNTRY GARDEN SCHOOL SIGN COOPERATION AGREEMENT

April 25, 2016

CIC Asia and Guangdong Country Garden School (CGS) signed an MOU to organize a football summer camp in Foshan. AC Milan legends Alessandro Costacurta and Massimo Ambrosini took part in the event. The Consul General of Italy in Guangzhou attended as well.  CGS is one of the top international schools in South China with over 4,000 students. The football camp will be officially supported by Italy's Chamber of Commerce in China.