About Muthoot Football Academy:

Muthoot Pappachan Group is proud to announce the launch of Muthoot Football Academy, an initiative of Muthoot Pappachan Foundation, to encourage and train youngsters who have the passion and skills for football.

The aim of the Academy is to pick and choose young football talent from the country, at an age in which they can be moulded and trained to become some of the finest footballers in India.

Located in Kochi, the Academy brings international coaching and training facilities through a curriculum prepared by foreign coaches.

Muthoot Pappachan Group are the title sponsors of the Kerala Blasters for the last 3 seasons in Indian Super League (ISL). We would like to further our association with football by setting up a world class Football Academy. We believe that there are many talents in Kerala. In this regard, we would like to identify and train young prodigies from the age of 10 to 17 years. The highlights of our Academy is as follows:

a. Identify talented Football prodigies from the age group of 10 and above.

b. They will be provided 100% scholarship to cover the cost of food, accommodation, football training and school tuition fees.

c. We believe in 360° development of the individual and hence attach much importance to education.

d. The total strength of the academy will be Sixty students within the age group of 10 to 17.

e. The students will be under the guidance of well experienced foreign as well as licensed Indian coaches. Mr. Terry Phelan of UK will be the Technical Director of the Academy.

We would like to request Your Association's and especially your support towards the same, and support in what is a huge step for football in Kerala.


We are offering Students of Elite Ability, a great career pathway with International Training Facilities, Free CBSE/ State Syllabus Education, Accommodation and Food with A Tailor made International Curriculum for the Academy within Kerala by Mr. Terry Phelan.

Towards the same we're carrying out the selection trials for the students in Calicut (for Students from Northern Kerala), Ernakulam (for Students from Central Kerala) &Trivandrum (for Students from Southern Kerala). The Venues for the trials will inform to you by 7th of April 2017.

The dates for the trials are,

For Zonal Trials

Date & Venue :

Kozhikode : Time: 07:30 AM
Farook Higher Secondary School Ground, Farook College
April 17th(U17), 18th(U15) & 19th(U13)
Ernakulam: Time: 08:00 AM
Dr. Ambedkar Stadium, Nr. KSRTC, Ernakulam.
April 21st(U17), 22th(U15) & 23rd(U13)
Trivandrum : Time: 08:00 AM
Medical College Ground, Trivandrum
April 25th(U17), 26th(U15) & 27th(U13)

For Final Trials

Ernakulam - 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th of May 2017

Timings - 07:00 HRS to 17:00 HRS


The age groups which we are looking for is

1. 2002/2003 – Under 17
2. 2004/ 2005 – Under 15
3. 2006/ 2007 – Under 13
The Students should have a minimum School Team Representation


Things to be noted:
1. At the time of trials, students have to bring their proper Football Kit.
2. They also have to submit 2 Photographs,
3. Photocopy of Birth Certificate,
4. Own Identity Card with Address Proof (Passport or Aadhar Card or Ration Card or School's Identity Card)
5. Parent's/ Guardian's Identity Card with Address Proof (Voter's ID or Driving License or Passport or Aadhar Card or Ration Card).


Muthoot Football Academy

Selection Trials 2017 - 2018