Football Academy, Mahilpur

To impart intensive training to young and up-coming Footballers of the State, the Department, in the year 1997-98 established a Football Academy at Mahilapur where training is provided to the players. The players are also paid Rs. 150/- per head per month as pocket allowance and diet. Trained coaches of the department are deployed for training. Number of players admitted to this academy have represented the State in National School Games and All India Rural Sports Games and won Gold Medal. Sakattar Singh of this academy represented India in Asian School Games held in China in 2003.

The following players admitted during the year 2010-11

Age Group No. of Players
Under-14 20
Under-17 20
Under-19 20
Total 60
Football Academy, Mahilpur
  • Football Academy, Mahilpur
  • Age group of Players Selected
  • Numbers of Players Selected (SS2)
Achievement : 2008-09
1. Punjab State School Tournament Under 14 – Ludhiana First Position
2. Punjab State School Tournament Under 17 – Paldi First Position
3. Sub Junior National Football Championship – Mahilpur (5 players of this Academy have participated in Punjab Team) Second Position
4. National School Games Under 17 – Goa (4 players of this Academy have participated in Punjab Team) Third Position
5. Junior National Under19 Chatisgarh Third Position
6 National Football Championship Under-21 First Position
7 All India Principal Harbhajan Singh Memorial Football Tournament Second Position
8 2 players of this Academy have participated in Indian Camp --
Achievement : 2009-10
1. National School Games Sagar (MP) Under-19 First Position
2. National School Games Alahabad Under-17 Second Position
3. National Rural Games Bhupal (MP) Under-18 First Position
4. National AIFF Under-19 Participation
5. Sub Junior National Gurgaon Under-15 Participation
6 Indian Asian Football Youth Championship UAE Participation
7 SAF Games Dhaka Bangla Desh First Position