AIFF Media Team

NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation has declared the Academy Accreditation assessment results for the season 2018/19. A total of 109 Academies had applied for Academy Accreditation for the season, out of the total applications received, 83 academies have successfully cleared the criteria and received a star rating.

Of the 83 academies successfully clearing the accreditation system, four academies/clubs have received a 4-star rating, thirteen have received a 3-star rating, forty academies have secured a 2-star rating and twenty-six academies have got a 1-star rating. The success rate of receiving accreditation for 2018/19 has been 76%. Accreditation for academies forms an eligibility criterion for participation in the AIFF Youth Leagues of the respective season.

The Academy Accreditation process was carried out for over four months that involved the establishment of the assessment criteria, the organisation of workshops where the criteria were introduced and explained to all potential applicants, submission of mandatory documents for assessment followed by physical inspections carried out by designated AIFF personnel and the declaration of results.

All academies were assessed on the criteria of Technical support, Training curriculum, Facilities and Infrastructure, Age-group teams, Medical provisions and existing Management structure.

The star ratings of the successful academies are as follows:



Baroda Football Academy
Bangalore Youth Football League
Community FC of India
Indian Football Academy
Kenkre FC
FC Kolhapur City
Lemon Break Sports
SAG Football Academy
Kenkre Football Academy
Durbar Mahila
Keshab Uma Charitable Trust
Dhanbad Football Academy
Birachandra Memorial Sporting
First Kick School of Soccer Academy
Great Goals
DDA Academy
Param FC
Youth Soccer Academy
PIFA Sports
SSE United
Maximus Prime Sports LLP
AU Rajasthan FC
Raman Sports Academy
Sporthood FC
FF Academy
TOSE KFTC Football Academy




Rush India Soccer Club
Jain Academy for Sporting Excellence
Kahaani FC
Salgaocar Football Club
Sporting Clube de Goa
SESA Football Academy
Baranagar Sporting
Bidhannagar Municipal Sporting Academy
Bengal Football Academy
Bhawanipore FC
Hooghly District Sports Association
Rainbow Athletic
Southern Samity FC
SAIL Bokaro
FAO Academy
Sikkim Himalayan Football Academy
Gauhati Town Club
Wayanad FC
Madhya Bharat Sports Club
FC Imphal City
Rangdajied United FC
FC Kovai
FC Madras (Mahogany FC)
Football Plus
Raman Vijayan Soccer School
Real Sports Academy
Football Leaders Academy – Sri Ma
Football School of India
Iron Born FC
Roundglass Sports
United Punjab Football Academy
MSP Football Academy
Stadium Sports Foundation
Football Academy of Bangalore
Parappur FC
Don Bosco Football Academy
Gokulam Kerala FC
Scoreline FC

Guruvayoor Academy




Dempo Sports Club
Roots Football School
United Sports
Sports Hostel Odisha
Numaligarh Football Academy
FC Mangalore
Conscient Football
Sudeva Sports Pvt. Ltd
State Football Academy
Football Club of Mumbaikars
Minerva Punjab
Youth Football Club, Rurka Kalan
Ananthapur Sports Academy




JSW Bengaluru FC
Boca Juniors Football School of India
Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools
Relience Foundation Young Champs