Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (popularly known as BBFS), India’s largest football training program, is launching its first football residential academy – BBFS Residential Academy at Vedas International School in Greater Gurgaon (Sohna), Haryana, India.
Through this residential setup, BBFS intends to create an environment which would help the academy students get the right tools and education to perform at the highest level of footballing competition in India and a platform towards achieving their goal of becoming a professional footballer player with the premier football clubs of India (ISL and I-league clubs) and abroad. The residential academy will also ensure these academy players receive quality education and academics training to ensure they can appear for higher studies post graduating from the academy.
Some of the primary facilities which BBFS Residential Academy will offer in the first year are 2 full size natural turfs, in-house CBSE schooling for students, additional private tutoring, separate accommodation for academy students, fully equipped gym, mess, recreation zone, etc.
The Times of India (India's leading daily) featured the BBFS residential academy setup and shared updates with its subscribers through its presence on several platforms. Read about the visit and co-founder Bhaichung Bhutia's interview to Jamie Alter.