Launching of The ICEF Africa
Strive Football Group is further expanding in Africa launching the ICEF AFRICA in partnership with Paris Saint-Germain, to open Africa’s first international Pro Residency Academy, the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Africa.
The Academy is designed for elite African and international players starting at U11, offering them the excellence of European football paired with an outstanding academic curriculum in Saly, Sénégal, a popular beach town near Dakar. Players at the Academy will receive professional preparation, based on the world-renown Paris Saint-Germain training methodology. All programs and facilities are designed to expertly develop and expose high-potential football players to the professional level.
Along with elite football training, players will receive excellent educational opportunities through distinguished partner educational institutions with accredited academic programs in French, English, and Senegalese. This, in addition to the focus on player preparation through mental conditioning, nutrition, physical conditioning and individualized video analysis sessions, will equip the young athletes to be well-rounded individuals on and off the field.
The expansion of the International Center of European Football further exemplifies Strive Football Group’s ambition to foster the best exposure and development opportunities for players worldwide.