NORTH MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — While plans to negotiate a Major League Soccer Stadium have stalled in Miami, North Miami Beach approved the construction of a world-class soccer training facility.READ MORE: Broward Schools Receive $420,957 Grant To Help Offset State COVID Penalties
According to our news partner the Miami Herald, the soccer school and sports complex will be in the south field of Patricia Mishcon Park.
The plans were proposed by the Soccer Development Group (SDG) who are partnered with the Argentine soccer team Boca Juniors. The team flew into South Florida Tuesday night to ask the city council to approve the plans.READ MORE: Captured! Patrick McDowell, Man Wanted For Killing Florida Deputy Now In Custody
The plans were approved 6-0 Tuesday evening by city council members.
As part of the 20-year lease contract, SDG will responsible for the maintenance and operating costs.
The athletic facility will have locker rooms, training rooms, a soccer field that is being replaced, a concession area and a pro shop.MORE NEWS: 50 Years Later, These Disney Employees Still At 'Happiest Place On Earth'