Football is widely played amongst many Indians at the school level, college level or amongst kids. To learn new skills and to develop and compete at a major level, you need to join a football academy which will help in developing all-rounder skills and provide a competitive platform to compete and learn new skills.


Football is one of the major sports that is played consistently around the world. According to some statistics, 1 in every 25 people you meet, plays football and this number goes up with a marginal rate of 2-3% per year.

Unlike many other sports, football doesn't need any particular weather conditions to be played in. Whether it's sunny, rainy or windy you can enjoy a good football game at any time of the day! It is a myth when people mention that size matters a lot while playing football but most importantly it is the agility and speed which affects the game with skills to master like touch and control.


Popular Football Coachings in Bangalore


  1. Karnataka State Football Association (KSFA)/ All India Football Federation (AIFF)

Being one of the 36 Indian soccer associations, KSFA is affiliated to AIFF. KSFA is a particular organization with the responsibility to administer all football associations in Karnataka. All the leagues that take place in Karnataka for men and women, have to operate under KSFA. The association was formed in 1946 and was known as the Mysore Football Association. The current governing official for KSFA is N. A. Haris.

  • Facilities

Different programs are available for various age groups which are U-6, U-10, U-12/13, U-15/16 and U-19/20. The fitness equipment and the quality of the playground provided to players are world-class.

  • Location

Commissariat Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025


  1. Boca Juniors Football School(BJFS)

Boca Juniors Football School India (BJFSI) is the main authoritative School from Club Atletico Boca Juniors in India. BJFSI expects to move the achievement and spirit of Argentinian football to youngsters between  6-16 years of age. The training model focuses on the techniques of the world-famous philosophy of Argentinian football with a comprehensive and extraordinary parity of physical, instructive and mental improvement.

  • Facilities

Encourage students to learn, practice and master the core skills, Learn age-appropriate skills in a progressive manner, Respect for the referees, opponents and most importantly the teamwork, Trips to Argentina is a perk!

  • Location

ITPB, Unit 5, Business Centre Innovator Building, Whitefield Main Rd, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001


  1. Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools(BBFS)

Bhachung Bhutia is India's longest-serving captain of the Indian football team. BBFS offers football training in more than 21 cities with over 72 training centers. It trains approximately 3200+ kids all over India. It is rated a 4-star club by All India Football Federation and the players are given an opportunity to participate in U-13, U-15, and U-18 All India Football Federation Youth leagues.

  • Facilities

They provide a chance for talented players to compete at good tournaments for exposure. They have integrated with internationally acclaimed European academies and provide the best students with a lot of exposure.

  • Popular coaches and players

Stevie Grieve is a Scottish Football Coach & Ten Sports pundit.

  • Location

100 Feet Rd, DadaMastan Layout, Raghuvanahalli, Talaghattapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560062


  1. Bengaluru Soccer School

Bangalore FC is a professional football club based in Karnataka and they compete in top Indian tournaments such as the Indian Super League. They have been given the license by AIFF. BFC has soccer schools which are functioning in 4 cities around India. All the coaches at these schools are certified by AIFF or AFC to provide the best coaching facilities to upcoming and dedicated players. They also have their own soccer school super league to provide a competitive platform for the players and new opportunities to play at a higher level. With BFC’s systematic player pathway they ensure that players play in competitive tournaments at each age group. 

  • Facilities

Regular weekdays training, Age-specific training, First-aid trained Coaches, Chance to get selected for the BFC Youth Academy

  • Popular coaches and players

Kean Lewis, Manuel Onwu


  1. Stadium Soccer School

Stadium FC was founded by Ms. Renu Bhat with a mission to make a professional football stadium. She also wishes to make football the next big sport in India and provide the players with an opportunity to compete at national and international levels. In the last decade, Stadium FC is known by some as the first Indian professional football club. Players from this club have participated in various tournaments gaining historical wins.

  • Facilities

Given 2-stars by AIFF for technical support, training curriculum, etc. GPS enabled real-time/post-game player analysis. A portfolio of partners and associations with the world's most valuable sports team like Madrid, ED Moratalaz.

  • Location

Kodigehalli Main Road, Hebbal, Bangalore - 560024, Near Columbia Asia Hospital


  1. Roots Football

An initiative started by Game On Sports Management Pvt. Ltd. their primary focus was the lack of culture for sports in the country. Professionals came together from various fields like marketing, sports management, entertainment, media, etc to promote sports for all. Roots football is an initiative to promote football and host tournaments for the same.

  • Facilities

Over 20 coaches with multiple level coaching licenses from A license to D license. The combined experience of the coaches ranges from over 60 international matches with more than 650 I-league matches. They also offer various programs for different age groups. 

  • Popular coaches

Ajith, Andrew, Frank, Gopal

  • Location

Silver Jubilee Turf Park

GEAR Innovative Intl. School, 175, Gear Road, Off Outer Ring Road, Bellandur (Adarsh Palm Retreat)


  1. Tornadoes FC

Professional coaches from All India Football Federation give the children aged bet 6-16 years old a chance to train under their instructions when they join the club. They concentrate on other on-field aspects of a sportsperson like passion, leadership, integrity, respect, inclusivity, etc. It is a C-division football club under the Bengaluru District Football Association.

  • Facilities

A full-length football field for all the participants and regular matches conducted amongst the players in the institute to make them more competitive. If potential talent is spotted they get a chance to practice with the senior football team.

  • Location

No. 22/3, 30th Cross, BTB Area, Roshan Colony, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Bangalore - 560011, Near Madhavan Park & Kittur Rani Chennamma Stadium


  1. Dream United Football Academy(DUFA)

DUFA promises to provide its most talented players a chance to compete at a global level. Players who dream to develop their football skills and also as an accomplished individual join this academy as it boasts for all-round development. It was started keeping in mind that to make it the best football academy in Bangalore and in later stages all over India. They encourage intense football practices to learn most during the practice intervals and they are well-equipped for injury prevention.

  • Facilities

Injury prevention, Injury Management, Overall development, Intense practices, Building team spirit

  • Location

Survey no 105, Kommaghatta Rd, Kommaghatta, Karnataka 560060

In Conclusion

Football as a sport impacts us in many ways in our day to day life. Playing football can be an obsession, a sport or as a hobby as it helps us develop reflexes, muscle memory, changing our understanding of controllable space while we play without it or simply alleviate stress as a pastime. To acquire lifelong skills in football joining a football academy to practice is the best way to learn the sport and reach a newer level to compete.


At many places, football is considered to be a language that people speak and at other places, football is a religion people follow and are inspired by. Football is the ultimate example of symmetry - it could not exist without the culture that it is situated in, and the culture within which it is played could not exist without football.

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