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Football Program at The Sports School

Football Program at The Sports School

Regardless of whether you call it football or soccer, it’s a sport with massive global appeal and fan interest, and in India, Football has seen a spike in popularity in the past few years. With the emergence of ISL & other prominent leagues, young talent opportunities to participate in the sport and build a career in the same has also risen. The popularity of football worldwide makes it an exciting sport to watch and participate in.

The Sports School Football Academy with BFC Soccer Schools provides aspiring footballers with world-class training to reach the next level. At The Sports School campus, we offer a Professional Football Coaching Program with experienced coaches licensed by AFC and AIFF. The monitoring and evaluation of the student’s performance are done by the Head of Youth Development and BFC Youth Academy coaches.

Competitive and friendly match opportunities on a regular basis are arranged with quality opponents, and talented students also get a chance to play at the BFC Youth Academy teams. The Bengaluru FC Grassroots / Youth Development program is the first step in a young aspiring footballer’s career. Students will also be provided with Sports Science expertise (Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition, and Injury Prevention concepts).

Here are some highlights of the program:

  • Coaches Licensed by the AIFF or AFC, following the footsteps of their first club – Bengaluru FC
  • Youth Development program for players of each age group
  • At each level, each child gets the opportunity to play competitive games in the BFC Soccer Schools Super League
  • Students get a chance to be child mascots at Bengaluru FC’s Indian Super League and AFC Cup games
  • Regular interaction with professional footballers, including Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri and goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Specific details of the programs are mentioned below: 

Beginner (Age group- U12/12): 

  • Fun Activities
  • Basic Skills
  • Kicks
  • Running with Ball

Intermediate (Age group- U15/16):

  • Position Training
  • Advanced Skills
  • Game Analysis
  • Team Practice
  • Mini Ground Matches
  • Mental Conditioning
  • Tournaments

Advanced (Age group- U15/16):

  • Strength & Stamina
  • Advanced Skills
  • Mental Conditioning
  • Tournaments

To provide unique learning opportunities to our students for leveling up their skills in football and to develop and enhance their knowledge in the sport, we have partnered with Bengaluru Football Club. 

Bengaluru Football Club forayed into the sport and has been contributing to putting India on the footballing world map. Bengaluru Football Club came into the scene with a successful debut season in which the team won the I-League in the 2013-14 season. Bengaluru FC also represented India in Asian competition, first in the playoff round of the AFC Champions League and then in the AFC Cup, becoming the first-ever Indian club to make it to the final of the AFC Cup. Bengaluru FC has drawn praise for bringing a new sense of professionalism to Indian football, including the use of on-field equipment meant to help player fitness. 


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