FKF, Juja Preparatory Launch first ever Football Center of Excellence

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    Football Kenya Federation has on October 13, 2017, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Juja Preparatory, making the school the first ever Football Center of Excellence

    The partnership will see the FKF provide top equipment and trained coaches to the school, while the players further their academic credentials at the institution

    “Our aim is to combine education and elite football. We need football players who are intelligent and understand what coaches ask of them,” said FKF Technical Director Andreas Spier

    Juja Preparatory and Senior Schools Director Dr. Richard Muigai disclosed that the institution has already setup football fields, including a 7-aside astroturf pitch.

    “We have set up quality fields for the programme. We have also employed fulltime teachers and coaches to implement the curriculum,” said Dr. Richard Muigai

    “Our collaboration with FKF is welcome. We believe it will elevate the level of football in this country,” added Dr. Muigai

    Youth Development

    FKF President Nick Mwendwa affirmed the Federations commitment to Youth Development, noting that FKF has set in place systems to enable player development from a young age

    “We already have a syllabus in place. We have trained over 2000 coaches who will benefit from the centers of excellence,” said FKF President Nick Mwendwa

    “The players will not only get the best football training but also get the best academic education. These have to go hand in hand,” added the FKF President