India’s first full-fledged girls residential football training facility, was launched by Rebels FC on 17th August 2020 in Bengaluru. The academy will provide top of the line scientific training for young female players to becom a professional football player and also help them pursue a career in the field.
The full-fledged residential football programme integrated with educational pursuits was the brainchild of Preetham Chandra. The academy was conceived as a purpose-driven idea to enable passionate and talented female youth to pursue academics and football in equal measure with a provision for ample career opportunities during and after their tenure.
The football training destination is open to Under 13 to Under 22 youth from all socio-economic backgrounds, offering them an international level of training programs formulated by its highly qualified technical team honoured with UEFA and AFC coaching licenses led by Technical Director, Ajit Braich. The team with distinction of training professional players across the world will impart the same calibre of knowledge and training modules to the student-athletes, making them a fine cluster of sportswomen with a celebrated and inspirational future in football.
Besides the international training faculty, the professional football training experience at the academy is augmented by a team of mentors, nutritionists, counselors and peers in an inclusive environment on a year-round basis. The academy has collaborated with reputed institutions to offer a diverse syllabus ranging from CBSE, ICSE, and SSLC up to high school, and multiple streams at college level including sports management programs. Beyond academics and football training, the academy’s extensive network will ensure that the student-athletes get abundant exposure by playing plenty of domestic and international matches.