TRIALS FOR BBFS RESIDENTIAL ACADEMY IN BENGALURU
Bengaluru. Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (popularly known as BBFS), India’s largest football training program, is launching its first football residential academy – BBFS Residential Academy at Vedas International School in Greater Gurgaon (Sohna), Haryana, India. The trials for the residential academy will be conducted in Bengaluru at the Gurukul Sports Academy on the 03/02/2018. The purpose of the trials is to scout the best talent who would get a chance to join the upcoming residential academy. A team of coaches from BBFS will conduct the trails for interested students aged between 11 and 15 years (who are currently studying in class 5 to class 8 and are seeking admissions in class 6 to class 9). Through this residential setup, BBFS intend to create an environment which would help the academy students get the right tools and education to perform at the highest level of footballing competition in India and a platform towards achieving their goal of becoming a professional footballer player with the premier football clubs of India (ISL and I-league clubs) and abroad. The residential academy will also ensure these academy players receive quality education and academics training to ensure they can appear for higher studies post graduating from the academy. Some of the primary facilities which BBFS Residential Academy will offer in the first year are 2 full size natural turfs, in-house CBSE schooling for students, additional private tutoring, separate accommodation for academy students, fully equipped gym, mess, recreation zone etc. BBFS Residential Academy will offer limited seats in the U13 and U15 age groups and will be a paid residential program. The trials conducted in Bengaluru is also to invite the most talented players in the region to try for a partial or full scholarship at the academy offering scholarships worth over 40lks in total. Interested students should register for the trials on http://www.bbfs.in/academy and may also contact BBFS’ regional head – Rakesh Radhakrishnan (at 9620744677) for further details about the program.
About BBFS Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (BBFS), India’s largest football training programme, currently runs nonresidential football coaching through 27 training centers across the country in 10 cities. BBFS is the brainchild of India’s greatest footballer, Bhaichung Bhutia whose achievements and contribution to Indian football are unparalleled. In a short span of 7 years, BBFS has successfully helped its members to break into the professional marks. BBFS has till date produced 6 Indian National team, 16 ISL/ I-league and over 160 national level players. Our technical team has prepared the AIFF D license and AIFF Grassroots Manual currently used across India as part of the introductory coach education toolkit. Through our upcoming residential academy, BBFS aims to develop more players for national level competitions such as Subroto Cup, I-league U13 and U15 championships, AIFF – Open Nationals and School Nationals, and placing some of the academy graduates with I-league club academies and professional teams.