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MIFA Gap Year Programme
MIFA Gap Year
Spend your gap year, training, playing and taking your football to the next level. This is your opportunity to play football everyday like a pro- in the home of the sport, Manchester!
Taster week October 2022
Taster day
Come and join us during the October half term for training!
Final spaces remaining!
BTEC sport
Final spaces remaining on our education programmes starting this September. Enquire today to reserve your space and join our team.
MIFA turns 11!
MIFA turns 11
To celebrate our birthday, we shall be holding a tournament on Friday 2nd September to celebrate- you are invited!
We`re Recruiting!
MIFA
Exciting new opportunity available to join our office team!
Zoom appointments now available
Zoom Appointment - MIFA
You can now schedule a zoom appointment with our office staff- to assist with enrolment and answer any queries.
Summer Programme 2022
Summer Programme
Bookings for our summer 2022 programmes are open now!
MIFA`s 10th Birthday Celebration
MIFA`s 10th Birthday
Join us on Friday 27th August 2021 at 2pm for an afternoon of football and cake to celebrate our 10th birthday!
Enrique Wild Signs for Lask FC
Enrique Wild and Father
MIFA alumni signs for Austrian Bundesliga side
Limited spaces left on our educational programmes
BTEC
This is your opportunity to play football everyday whilst achieving your qualifiations!
Summer Courses Out Now!
Summer Programme
Spend your summer playing football with us!
Tunde Owolabi signs for Scottish Premiership side Hamilton Academical FC
Tunde Owolabi
Previous MIFA player Tunde, makes his big move straight into the Scottish Premiership
Jack Atkinson Secures Professional Football Contract
Jack Atkinson
Jack`s hard work training over the past year as seen him land a professional football contract in Gibraltar.
Former MIFA player Tunde Owolabi is announced Northern Premier League Player of the Year!
Photo Credit: FC United
Tunde`s successful season at FC United secured him the title
Former Player Jalil Saadi Signs His First Professional Contract
Photo Credit: Blackburn Rovers FC
Jalil has secured his first professional football contract with Championship side Blackburn Rovers.
MIFA donates desktop computers to help vulnerable people during the lockdown
MIFA Donates
The computers, donated by MIFA, have gone on to support Lancashire Women- a charity providing support for women within the area.
Introducing MIFA Flex!
MIFA Flex
Now all of our football training programmes are flexible- meaning your can change your start date to any date throughout the next season without any extra costs!
Coronavirus closure update.
Coronavirus closure update.
The academy is still physically closed. MIFA will reopen as soon as we are able to do so, whilst also protecting the safety of our team.
Enrolment Now Open for 2020/21
Join Our Team
Enrolment for the 2020/21 Season is now OPEN- enrol now and receive a FREE kit, gym membership and pre-season training!
Pass It On
Pass It On
Help MIFA raise money for the NHS and pass our virtual football around the world!
MIFA Honorary President Graham Williams In Conversation
Graham Williams
As West Brom legend Graham Williams celebrates his birthday- we ask him questions about his incredible career.
20% extra credit added to all gift vouchers!
MIFA Gift Voucher offer
Purchase a gift voucher between 30/03/2020 and 01/05/2020 and receive 20% extra credit for free!
Win A Free Week Of Online Professional Training
Competition
Giveway time! Enter our competition on Instagram to be in with the chance of winning a free week of online professional training
MIFA Closure Update
MIFA Closure
Due to government regulations, MIFA has closed until further notice due to the Covid- 19 development. Our players are continuing their progress online with our staff.
Introducing our new Online Professional Training Programme
Online Professional Training Programme
Develop your football skills, receive professional advice, and take your football to the next level. All from the convenience of your own home!
MIFA excursion!
Manchester City U18s
MIFA players enjoyed watching Manchester City U18s lifting the Premier League Cup this week.
Coronavirus (COVID- 19) Update
Coronavirus Update
The Coronavirus is now classed as a public health emergency of international concern. It is therefore very important we follow the government advice to keep ourselves safe and prevent spreading. Please do not panic, as the risk to individuals remains low.
See what ex player Mfon had to say about his course with us
Mfon and Ross
Mfon Jacobs, ex MIFA player dropped into the academy last week, to say hello! It’s so wonderful seeing individuals visit, we love hearing how they are getting on and how we can continue to support them. It’s a fantastic opportunity to find out how they reviewed their course with us, after moving forward. Let’s see what Mfon had to say…
Elliot Johnston visits MIFA
Elliot Johnston with Pedro and Giulio
Ex MIFA player and current Salford City FC professional footballer visits MIFA.
Junior MIFA Half Term Camp
February Half Term Camp
Come and join us on 20th and 21st February for our free football junior camp
MIFA 2019 / 20
MIFA 2019 / 20
The MIFA Squad photo for 2019 / 2020 season is here!
MIFA player Tunde Owolabi signs for FC United
Tunde Owolabi
Following Tunde`s success at Radcliffe FC, winning Supporter`s Player of the Year, Tunde has gone on to sign for FC United
Vote for MIFA player Carlos to win in the Panama Sports Awards!
Carlos Mario
Carlos is nominated for the COS Awards 2019 - Panama`s Sports Awards.
MIFA Taster Week
MIFA Taster Day
MIFA is looking forward to meeting new year 10`s and year 11`s from the local area for a October Half Term Taster Session.
Carlos signs for Levente
Carlos
Carlos makes his move to Spanish side, Levente
Elliot Johnston
Elliot Johnston and Ross Johnson
Elliot Johnston Signs for League 2 Side Salford City FC
Success Story September
Success Story September
Celebrating all of our player`s success throughout the month of September.
Pre- Season Training
Pre Season Training Camp
MIFA begins its pre season training, as players prepare for next season and trials.
MIFA Summer Training Camp 2019
MIFA Summer Football Training Camp
Come and train like a professional football player this summer! Our coaching staff, who also work for professional clubs, have put together this intensive training programme, giving players an authentic experience, just like a professional football club.
Goalkeeper Training
Goalkeeper Training
Train like a professional Goalkeeper on our full time football training programmes. Our UEFA B License Goalkeeper Coach, Giulio Romano, is looking for new players to join his goalkeeper programme.
Alessandro gets a trial at EFL Championship Club
Alessandro
Italian Striker Alessandro has got himself a trial at a professional English club, after some excellent performances with MIFA. Italian Striker Alessandro has got himself a trial at a professional English club, after some excellent performances with MIFA.
Jalil makes the National Squad!
Jalil
Former player Jalil Saadi has made his debut for the Morocco U20 National Side Ex MIFA player Jalil Saadi, currently at Blackburn Rovers FC, has just made a new stride in his football career. He has made his debut for the Morocco national side.
Meet the Team
Team Photo
New Squad Photo released for the 18/19 Season Just as MIFA enters its eighth season, the squad just gets bigger and bigger.
MIFA boys enjoy professional test!
MIFA vs Accrington Stanley
MIFA put in a strong performance to come out on top against Accrington Stanley's Youth Squad Goals from Alessandro, Zakaria and Isaac gave MIFA a splendid win at Accrington Stanley. This marked another excellent performance against a strong opposition.
Host Families Needed!
Host Families Needed!
Due to our rapid growth, we are getting a lot of players but we are running out of space for them If you think you could be a host family for one of our players, please do not hesitate to contact us. You will receive a sum of money for your expenses.
Upcoming Trial Matches
Trial Matches
MIFA are hosting trial matches where you have the chance to impress professional scouts with your talent. MIFA are hosting two trial matches on 25th July and 22nd August 2018. Entry costs £50 per player and trials are open to all ages.
Jalil gets scholarship at Blackburn Rovers
Jalil signs scholarship at Blackburn
Jalil Saadi earns scholarship for Championship side. Former French MIFA student Jalil Saadi has achieved the award of a scholarship at former Premier League Champions Blackburn Rovers at 16 years old.
Enrique makes the national side
Enrique makes national side
Enrique Wild to play for Swiss U19 Former Student Enrique Wild has achieved a call up from his national side. A student that attended MIFA academy 3 years ago.
Mohammed Munye Scholar of the Year
Pictured below receiving his certificate from Richard
Congratulation to Mohammed for his award of Scholar of the year Congratulation to Mohammed, MIFA is proud of him and hope him the success !
Eid Mubarak
Eid Mubarak Happy Eid and well wishes to all.