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3PHASE Lingua Group begins Spanish training with footballers of Atlético Baleares

3PHASE Lingua Group has the special honour to teach the four new German-speaking players of the Majorcan football club CD Atlético Baleares in the Spanish language.

The Club Deportivo Atlético Baleares was founded in 1920 and in his nearly 95 years of history, the Majorcan club played mostly in the Tercera División, which was initially the third highest, then fourth highest Spanish league. The greatest success in the club's history was the two-time promotion to the second division, the Segunda División in which they played altogether four years.

The return to professional football succeeded after eight years break, but again kept the club for two seasons in the Segunda División. After that, the club only played third and four-class. 2005 Atlético Baleares was even reflected in the fifth league, but increased in the following year again. In the 2007/08 season was the team champion of the Tercera Division, Group 11 and rose in the Segunda Division B. They could keep only one year initially, but succeeded in 2010, the direct comeback.

Nowadays the Majorcan football club Atlético Baleares is firmly in German hands. Since now two years the Berlin entrepreneur Ingo Volckmann is the president of the association. The coach, the goalkeeper coach and six players are from Germany and Austria. The club of the German entrepreneur Ingo Volckmann has so many things in mind - with European players and German Know-how.

The Spanish club undertook the former national player and European champion Christian Ziege at the end of November 2015 for the new head coach, and from summer 2016 also the former Stuttgarter Kickers Enzo Marchese and Carl Klaus.

Carl Klaus started playing football in his youth when MTV Stuttgart and from 2013 to 2015 he was part of the squad Wolfsburg U23. For the season 2015/2016 he joined the Stuttgarter Kickers in the third division. After he was staying with the Kickers, he moved as well as the former national player Malik Fathi, the Spanish third division side Atlético Baleares. Now they continue their career in the Spanish League, where they now play together for the third division team Atlético Baleares from Palma de Mallorca. This former Bundesliga player from Mainz 05 passes half years in Mallorca and extended his contract recently until 2017.

Vincenzo Marchese, however, played in his youth for SpVgg Weil im Schönbuch and VfL Sindelfingen. In 2006 he moved to the Stuttgarter Kickers, where he made the jump to the second team of the club after only two years. At the beginning of the 2006/07 season he transferred to SSV Ulm 1846 in the Oberliga Baden-Württemberg. After the Stuttgarter Kickers were relegated to the Regionalliga 2009 Marchese returned after three seasons at SSV Ulm 1846 back to the Stuttgarter Kickers. After descending to the Regionalliga, he joined for Atlético Baleares as well.

Marcel Ndjeng on the other hand, began his career in 1988 at Fortuna Bonn and joined in 1995 in the offspring of Bonner SC. In 1996 he left that 1. FC Köln in direction before he moved to Fortuna Düsseldorf in 2004, to then to SC Paderborn. For Paderborn he played in the 2. Bundesliga all 34 games, scoring nine goals. For the season 2006/07 he moved to the 1. Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld, but he was not a regular player. When he saw no possibilities in the team, Ndjeng decided to join Borussia Mönchengladbach. There he received a three-year contract, valid until June 2010. After the 2007-08 season, he was selected by the journal kicker the best second league player of the season. From early January 2009 Ndjeng no longer belonged to the first team of Borussia; they advised him to look for a new club.

He played a friendly match with the Hamburger SV against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim and from 2009/10 he finally played for FC Augsburg. In summer 2012, he signed for Hertha BSC a two year contract and followed his trainer Jos Luhukay from Paderborn, Mönchengladbach and Augsburg times to Berlin. For the season 2015/16 Ndjeng went back to SC Paderborn. His shot-goal in a friendly match against Bolton Wanderers during the preseason was elected in July 2015 Goal of the Month. After one year Ndjeng left Paderborn and moved to the third Spanish League club Atlético Baleares. In May 2008, Marcel Ndjeng was first appointed to the Cameroon national team. Since the he disputed five matches without scoring.

Originally from Tyrol, Simon Zangerl began his football career in his native country Austria at SV Landeck and played thereupon for BNZ Tirol. From the 2008-09 season, he was active for the amateur team of FC Wacker Innsbruck. In the season 2011/12 he became with 23 goals leading scorer and champion with his club. For the season 2014/15, he moved back to FC Wacker Innsbruck to the first league and after a season back to WSG Wattens. Just like the professional players mentioned above, he joined ultimately to Majorca and he plays since this summer for Atlético Baleares.

3PHASE Lingua Group is pleased to support four more important top athletes in learning a foreign language in order to be able to talk in Spanish flawlessly.

¡Hasta la próxima!

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