Bengaluru FC Academy

Founded in 2013, the Bengaluru FC Elite Academy is headed by Richard Hood, an AFC ‘A’ and UEFA ‘A’ licence holder and the club’s Head of Youth Development. The Academy aims at nurturing talent within the lower age groups with the possibility of creating players who are fit to represent the Blues’ first team.

With a fully funded system where the players enjoy the same facilities as the first team, the program is highly professional, comprehensive and structured with the focus to train kids from the grass-roots level. Training is imparted for the age groups of Under 13, 15, 17 and 19 levels with the BFC Soccer Schools conducting classes for the Under 7, Under 9 and Under 11 age groups as well.

Training at the BFC Academy includes optimal development of the technical, tactical, physical and psychological aspects of the game in line with the best practices in the world. The BFC Elite Academy stands true testament to the professional route to football that makes Bengaluru FC a champion side.

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