AFC Portchester have gone into partnership with Fareham College to create a football academy.
The academy will offer talented players an opportunity to be coached by a former England international aligned with a robust academic pathway into the world of sport.
As part of the academy, students will receive:
- Technical and tactical coaching sessions
- Strength and conditioning training
- Coaching delivered by UEFA qualified coaches
- Free training kit
- Opportunity to compete in the FA Youth Cup and Hampshire Midweek Floodlit Cup
- Opportunity to progress to the AFC Portchester First Team
You can either enrol on a Level 2 or Level 3 Diploa in Sports Coaching, with the opportunity to progress to University (USA scholarship opportunities or future employment).
The AFC Portchester Academy aims to give learners a route into professional football, but also to achieve a recognised sporting qualification. The academy is currently recruiting for anyone aged 16-19.
Trial Day Friday 27th January
Location : The Blanchard Wells Stadium, Cranleigh Road, Portchester, PO16 9DP
Time : 11am - 1:30pm
Schedule of the day:
- Meet and greet - staff from Fareham College and AFC Portchester
- Presentation giving details of course and academy
- Showcase facilities at the club
- 90 minutes training session
- Free lunch and refreshments
- Conclude day - any further questions
Players will need to dress appropriately for this event, bringing boots and shin pads. There are shower facilities available so it's recommended that they bring a change of clothes. Parents are more than welcome to attend the event.
If you are interested, and have a passion for football, contact:
01329 815 200