SGI International Academy
Av. del Prado, s/n, 29660 Marbella, Málaga, Spain
SGI International Football Academy is a residential football academy based in Spain.
The Academy has exclusive affiliations with professional football clubs and will provide an enhanced pathway into professional football for young players.
Based at the state of the art facilities in Marbella, the football hub is based in a prime location from Malaga and Gibraltar airport.
The International Academy offers Football with Education, Football Only and Pro Experiences for aspiring footballers.
The Academy benefits from top-class football facilities, including top-quality grass and 3G training pitches, analysis and education centre and state of the art gym with the aim to deliver UEFA licensed coaching sessions to improve and develop every individual’s game.
Players will access daily training sessions, competitive matches and opportunities to perform in front of decision makers at clubs, scouts and other football industry professionals.
The courses we offer range from one month to three years and combine specialist football training with first-class education. The quality of the academy has seen former students succeeding at professional football clubs within the UK, Europe, USA or at a significantly higher level in their home country, with many going on to represent their national teams.
We provide a range of education courses, including Spanish language.
The high-quality accommodation features en-suite rooms, study areas, games rooms and on-site catering. The accommodation is supervised and run to a professional football club standard.
What to expect
SGI will provide you with bespoke itinerary, a chance to experience Malaga as well as compete against other teams in the UK and Europe.
SGI boast an array of networks with exclusive pathways from teams in the Champions League, Europa League and national domestic leagues.
High performing players will be selected to impress with partner clubs as well as providing the an experience catering to each team's ability.
Regular showcase fixtures are arranged so players can also impress staff and get scouted by other football clubs.
Our centres will help improve all aspects of your game on-site with access to all-weather 3G pitches and grass pitches providing the perfect surface to play football. You’ll also benefit from access to our performance analysis through VEO technology, Strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, and nutritionists to lifestyle management and game analysis will keep you performing at your peak.
You’ll be staying at a choice of our resorts in and around Marbella and surrounding areas.
Accommodation is walking distance to your centre and training pitches or transport will be provided.
The city is the go-to for some of the biggest football teams in the world with a multitude of excursions, experiences and entertainment activities without being a distraction from the main focus - football.
The area is known for its rich cultural history. Players will be staying in a mix of private apartments providing the perfect blend of personal space and a team living environment for players.