The Pepsi Football Academy in Nigeria has produced so many stars that have represented the country’s National Team, and are still doing well in their various clubs across the world. Examples of players that went through the academy are John Mikel Obi and Elderson Echiejile. As a youngster, if you are interested in developing your football skills and you want to enhance your football career, then it is wise you follow the footsteps of those that had achieved greater heights by enrolling in a football academy during their early life. In this post, you will find a few guidelines and requirements on how to register for the Pepsi football academy in Nigeria.
Background And Aim Of The Pepsi Football Academy
For over a decade now, the Pepsi and 7up bottling companies have contributed immensely towards the development of youth programs in Nigeria, and the Pepsi football academy is one such initiative. The academy has been an important initiative from the onset even up till this moment. The size of the academy is indeed large, and it is a clear picture of Pepsi’s commitment to the youth development program in Nigeria. The intention behind the academy is to provide an opportunity for so many youngsters who wish to showcase their talent, in a well-organized platform. Thousands of youngsters had benefited from the Pepsi football academy and many are still yet to benefit since the program is still ongoing.
How Students Are Assessed in the Pepsi Football Academy
Students who enroll in the academy are been assessed periodically by their respective coaches in order to ascertain their performance and to detect areas that need improvement.
The academy is quite a disciplined environment, and this makes it possible for students to acquire skills that will be of great benefit for them in life, aside from normal football skills. Such skills that they will learn include, humility, responsibility, teamwork, self-confidence, interpersonal skills, positive attitude, and the likes. All these will be the hallmark of the Pepsi football academy students.
Apart from personal skills, football skills are the major aim of the academy. The academy is set to nurture and enhance the forthcoming talents of youngsters by creating an opportunity for them to progress their careers in football. Many of them might have the opportunity of representing the country and do well in their various clubs across the Diaspora.
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Application Into The Pepsi Football Academy In Nigeria
Aspirants and youngsters (either male or female) who have an interest in enrolling for the Pepsi football academy should introduce themselves to coaches at any of the academy training centers, specifically on a Saturday morning. The coaches will first of all conduct a pre-registration assessment based on special talents and physical attributes such as speed and balance.
Any of the applicants that turn out successful by scaling through the test, such will be given an application form. The Pepsi football academy application and registration application form should be filled and submitted by respective applicants.
The completed application and registration form should be submitted along with:
- The original and the photocopy of the student’s birth certificate
- Three passport photographs of the student plus one passport photograph of any of the parent
- Copies of the student’s school result
- Photocopies of the student’s medical report
- Eligible students are to come along with their parents during registration (it is compulsory).
All payments are to be made to the bank, please request for bank details.
Registration And Fees Into The Pepsi Football Academy In Nigeria
Once an applicant has been accepted, the registration requirements are as follows:
|Requirements||Age 5 – 14 years||Age 15 years and above|
Parents/guardians and aspirants should note that the joining age into the Pepsi football academy is 5 – 16 years and the academy does not provide accommodation or academic education.
Pepsi Football Academy Training Centres in Nigeria (Addresses and Phone Contacts)
I have received many emails and phone calls from the Pepsi Football Academy aspirants all over Nigeria, asking about training centers’ locations and how to get more information from them. Well, I have made a compilation below of the various Pepsi Football Academy training centers in Nigeria, revealing their addresses and phone number you can easily call to get more information about the football academy registration processes.
Lagos Training Centre
Address: Cocoa Industries Field, Off Akilo Road, Ogba.
Phone: 08023108335, 08032451880, and 08023543676.
Orile-Imo Training Centre
Address: The Football College Km 4, Sagamu/Abeokuta Expressway.
Phone: 08023108335 and 08032451880.
Sagamu Training Centre
Address: AUD Primary School, Opposite Awolowo Market Makun.
Ibadan Training Centre
Address: Olubadan Stadium Iyaganku.
Address: Kwara State Stadium Complex.
Aba Training Centre
Address: Enyimba International FC Stadium, Aba, Abia State
Enugu Training Centre
Address: Rangers Stadium Nkpokiti Street, Independence Layout.
Owerri Training Centre
Address: Dan Anyiam Stadium Imo State Sports Council.
Benin Training Centre
Address: Western Boys High School Ikpoba Hill, Benin, Edo State
Abuja Training Centre
Address: Government Senior Secondary School Tundunwada Zone Four.
Kaduna Training Centre
Address: Murtala Mohammed Square Independence Way, Opposite the Hamdala Hotel.
Jos Training Centre
Address: Methodist Primary School.
Kano Training Centre
Address: Rumfa College, Along Buk Road, PMB 3079
Above are the various Pepsi Football Academy Training Centres in Nigeria with their addresses and phone contacts. You can easily locate any of the centers closest to you or call the numbers displayed to get more information.
These are the major information you need to know on how to join or register for the Pepsi Football Academy in Nigeria. You can register today if you fall within the age bracket or pass the information to your parent so that they can get you registered. Give that footballing career of yours a boost right from your juvenile age
i really need to join the academy i dont want to waste the GOD given talent
Then go ahead and register, Godwin
can i register
and i am 12
i am 12 can i sill register
good morning sir, pls I what to register for Pepsi academy ,
Then, go ahead.
Pls i neeed help
i live at rivers state …and i want to join the academy….is there any chance or can i still register..pls i need answer..thank you
Yes you can. Just get more information from one of the academy centers
please i am living at jakande which training centre is nearest to me
Am age 19 and i want to jion the pepsi academy i need to know all requirement for me to be able to join and also if there is a boarding facility.
As per the requirement, apart from the information listed in this post, you can easily go to any Pepsi academy center to get some other information you need. That will be the best step to take Adedayo
please and when can i start registration
Get full details at one of the Pepsi Football Academy centers
Please i want to register at agege. Do i need to have my boots and ball before registering.
Good day Caleb, boots are compulsory but I don’t really know about balls.
where can i register
My son is 11 years old and love playing football and I need to know the requirements and pls can you send your number thanks
Good day Patrick. The requirements for the Pepsi Academy registration in Nigeria at my disposal are the ones listed in this post. You can simply visit one of the academy center nearest to you for further details
I AM 17 YEARS OLD, CAN I STILL BE ABLE TO JOIN THE ACADEMY
Good day, yes you can.
Good day Mr Aguwa, please how can I register a player into the Academy, and how can I get their email, gmail & website address. Thanks.
Good day Peter I guess the following information can be useful to you
Head Quarters: Agege Stadium, Agege, Lagos, Nigeria
Telephone: +234 (0)802 310 8335
Website/URL Address: pepsi football academy dot vom
hello, i’m 21 years old. Can i still join the academy please?
I cannot really attest to that at the moment. But you can make an enquiry from any academy office closest to you
Please sir I want to join your club if you give me this opportunity to prove myself to your club I will make you proud. Thank you
This is just an article addressing users on how to register into the Pepsi Football Academy. Nobody owns any club here
Thanks for giving me the opportunity to express my thoughts.
am good in playing football and I wish to join the footballers outside there,but due to so financial problem, I didn’t make it up.but now am willing to join the academy.
am 21 years old,hope I can still apply for the form
Yes you can. For further information, kindly contact any of the Pepsi Football Academy office nearest to you.
Hello sir my name is jibril Yusuf i am from Taraba state and I want to join Pepsi football academy Abuja.please can you help me fulfill my dream sir
Good day Mr. Aguwa please I am 16 years of age. Please Sir I want to know the tuition fee and other expenses for the Pepsi football academy.Thank you Sir.
Then I guess you didn’t read the post anyway
hello i’m 26 can i still apply for the form sir
I cannot really attest to that. Kindly go to a training center and confirm.
After registration do they share boot or am I going buy boot myself
You have to go to a training center to confirm this yourself
Sir please how can I register for pespi accedemy
Good day, you have to visit any of the training centers nearest to you for further directives.
What time and days do they train
The information you see on this page are the ones at my disposal
What is the school fees at agege stadium they accommodate student there
Good day. I think you have to go over there to get more and recent information
Sir I want to become a goalkeeper but would not allow me sir what do I do.
I don’t really know, the academy have the final say.
Please sir am under 20 can I till join the Academy
Is it a must that you must come to with your parents when registration
I cannot really say.
Please am living in Kaduna and Murtala Muhammad Square is under rehabilitation & renovation
So where are they running their programs now please
I don’t have any latest information about that. When I do, I will let you know
Please my name is valentine from Enugu I want to join the Pepsi academy , I am 21 years , and I am a student of Esut,
Good day Valentine. Some of the information you need is already on this page, you can go to any center closest to you for further directives.
What if we are staying far from lagos and we join the Academy now .. are we been paid and are we camping..?
I don’t have such information at my disposal. You can visit any of the academy centers for further briefing
Am 14 I want to join
Please I will like to join the academy how will I go about it?
Go to any of the academy center nearest to you for more information.
Can i register am 19yrs of age
Visit any of the academy centers nearest to you for further directives.
I will be great full if I can find my slef with Pepsi academic
How much is the registration in in abeokuta, from 16 years and above?
Good day. Kindly visit the academy center in Abeokuta for the recent fee
Good day Mr chibuzor,my son has a very special talent in football and I want to invest in him though I’ve read through all the messages here but what’s the best step to take apart from all the one I’ve read here thank you so much sir.
Hi Mr Olawunmi. I am glad you find the information useful. The best I step I always advice and I think you should take is to visit any Pepsi football academy center closet to you and get full details and requirements. Please, do that as soon as possible.
Is there not boarding in Pepsi academy
I am 17 years old can i still register in the academy
You can visit any centre closest to you to make your enquiry
Sir how can I register online
Go to a nearby center for more information.
Am a good player am in owerri
That is good
I reside at Rivers State and I need to join the Pepsi academy,
Please,how can I join?
Go to an academy center closest to you and make inquiries
I leave in cross river state and I want to join Pepsi football academy but I don’t have any body there to leave with, do PFA have houses to rent
Hi, I am sorry I don’t have an idea about that
Pls I want my life to change with the aid of football by the name only pepsi Academy highly respected and best Academy ever pls if you sign me I will be happy I have always waiting for this days
My number is 09011891798
And pls where are we paying to for me to be signed
I love this club my senior brother played in this club
Great! This is good to know
I am 18 can I still join Pepsi football academy
You can get more information from a centre nearest to you
my name is Gideon and am from rivers state
pls how can I register with the pepsi football academy.
Good day. You can register by visiting n accredited center nearest to you
My name is modrick ,
Can I go to a different clubs when seeking for information about Pepsi football.
Cos I live at pH city
Yes you can, if you want to.
Hello I’m 16 years of age I want to join