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“A good coach improves your game. A great coach improves your life”

Kargil War hero and ex-army chief General S Padmanabhan said, “If we can’t win at sports, we can’t win wars.”

Premier India Football Academy (PIFA) believes that the road to the World Cup starts with our children. PIFA has tied up with best youth football academies in the world for technical know-how.

“The pace at which the game is changing at the highest level means it is time to look to the future and prepare what is to come” – Trevor Brooking


PIFA U17 in Jo’burg, South Africa in 2009 (Pre World Cup) at The Gauteng Future Champions.


Our Vision

Premier India Football Academy has set up the objectives in order to help improve the standard of football.

  • To expose children to the latest training methods
  • To produce technically excellent and innovative players, with exceptional decision-making skills
  • To train, develop, qualify and support more innovative coaches; who are excellent teachers of the  game
  • To build a national club team
  • To develop world class facilities

Our Goal

  • To see India play the 2026 World Cup (FIFA u17 World Cup 2017)

Our Associates

Premier India Football Academy has tied up with the best youth academy soccer schools in the world. The partnerships help us to exchange ideas and develop training methods appropriate to Indian conditions.


  • Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA)
  • Western India Football Association (WIFA)
  • All India Football Federation (AIFF)
  • Ministry of State for Sports & Youth Development  (MoS SYD)
  • Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
  • Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)