Welcome to the Michel Hidalgo International Football Academy !
The Academy welcomes players from all over the world, aged 14 to 24, who wish to experience a one-year cultural, linguistic and football immersion in France.
The goal is to prepare the young football players to enter professional football and to make trials in the pro clubs. The Academy is a showcase for young talents.
The next programme is from 1 September 2019 to 25 May 2020. It is also possible to register for the first semester 2020 (5 January to 25 May 2020).
The Academy offers a limited number of places in order to ensure an individualized management and follow-up of every player.
It is located in Cannes on the French Riviera, 25 km from Nice.
The academicians train and play with our partner clubs, usually AS Cannes, club which trained Zinedine Zidane. But the first weeks at the Academy enable trials in different clubs in the region.
For the coming year 2019-2020, our academicians proceed from Algeria, Bahein, Denmark, Gabon, Guinea Conakry, Ivory Coast, Kirgystan, Laos, Malaysia, New Caledonia, South Africa, Switzerland, USA, and France.