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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.
MIFA reopens!
MIFA reopens
It gives us great pleasure to announce that the academy shall physically reopen from 20th July 2020 for our players!
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.
Elliot Johnston visits MIFA
Elliot Johnston with Pedro and Giulio
Ex MIFA player and current Salford City FC professional footballer visits MIFA.
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…
Junior MIFA Half Term Camp
February Half Term Camp
Come and join us on 20th and 21st February for our free football junior camp
Taster week February 2020
February Taster Week
Come and join us during the February half term for training!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MIFA Tournament
MIFA Tournament MIFA Tournament on june 14 we will show the first match.
Games of the weeks
MIFA with ELKI teams
MIFA played with 3 teams 3 great games
Summer programme 2018
MIFA summer camp
Invite to our summer camp 2018 MIFA would like to officially invite you our summer camp that will be commencing in July to August. You are welcome to join us from a period of 2-8 weeks.
MIFA's Festival of Football
Football Festival
MIFA host a match filled week! MIFA, this week, are looking forward to hosting an action packed, match filled few days.
This week at MIFA!
MIFA Logo
It's been another incredibly busy week at Manchester International Football Academy, just the way we like it! This week at MIFA!
MIFA to host tournament with Academy 92
MIFA to host tournament with Academy 92
MIFA to host tournament with Academy 92 MIFA to host tournament with Academy 92
International Women's Day 2018
International Women's Day 2018
International Women's Day 2018 International Women's Day 2018
Goodby Derrick, Siddesh and Raj!
Derrick, Siddesh and Raj holding their certificates
Raj, Siddesh and Derrick complete their courses Goodbye Raj, Siddesh and Derrick!
The beast from the east!
MIFA players playing basketball
Manchester hit by storm Emma. The beast from the east, also known as storm Emma, hit Manchester this week with snow and wind causes issues. This did not stop Manchester International football Academy's players from enjoying themselves though!