In partnership with AS Cannes, USCBO Cannes, ES Cannet-Rocheville and other selected football clubs, the Academy is the gateway to high-level football. Its ambition is to have every passionate player realize his dream: to become a professional football player.
As a stimulating and performing football structure, the Academy reveals the potential, the skills and weaknesses of each player, and prepares individual programmes accordingly.
Thanks to a highly qualified staff, trained and accustomed to detect young talents, and to a personalized performance monitoring, the players can learn, explore each and every skill, improve their abilities and get a better game.
The Academy sport and cultural programme is focused on human behaviour in terms of body and mind harmonious development in every day practice. Pro football training and physical preparation in the morning, French classes or school curriculum, football training with the club in the evenings, and matches at the weekends.
Close to Ligue 1 teams OGC Nice, AS Monaco and Olympique Marseille, the Academy offers to meet the professional players of those famous clubs, as well as FIFA agents and scouts. Visits of training centres are also part of the programme. "A very instructive experience ! "
At this stage, the Academy has welcomed players from 41 different nationalities : from Algeria, Australia, Bahrein, Belgium, Benin, Bermudes, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Congo, Cyprus, Denmark, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, India, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Laos, Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Marocco, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, USA, Venezuela, Zambia, and New Caledonia (F).
The Academy is located in Cannes on the French Riviera and the students are accommodated at Cannes International Campus. The year-long programme starts at the beginning of September and finishes at the end of May.