Corvuss American Academy and Manchester City announce partnership in India

Chennai: Corvuss American Academy, boarding school in India for student athletes and Manchester City Football Club announced a unique partnership that will provide football coaching program for student athletes at Corvuss from grades 6 to 12, utilising the coaching philosophy and methodology of Manchester City.

Speaking about the partnership, CEO and Founder of Corvuss American Academy Kunal Maria said, “It is an honour and privilege to collaborate with Manchester City to develop a bespoke football training program for student athletes at Corvuss American Academy. We are excited about providing young athletes more opportunities to hone their skills by playing the City way and developing the next generation of Indian footballers at our school.”

Director of Football Education at City Football Group, Jorgina Busquets, said, “We are very pleased to be launching the Manchester City Football School at Corvuss American Academy. For us, there was a natural fit as we both share a commitment to playing an active role in the development of football in India.”

Aspiring young footballers enrolled at the school will participate in the Manchester City Football School and Manchester City trained Head Coach, will run the football program and train footballers of all levels by implementing the City Play Model to the grassroots coaching curriculum, at Corvuss. Also both the coaches and players of Corvuss will have the opportunity to train at City Football Academy in Manchester every year.

NT Bureau