Half-year Football Academy

Half-Year Football Academy + Foundation

Besides the 1-year program, The International Union of Youth has developed a new unique program of Football Academy for 6 months for young people who wish to prepare and enroll in leading universities in the Czech Republic, and become successful football players.

Program structure:

The one-semester program combines intensive training sessions  (at FC Aritma Prague – the farm team of FC Dukla Prague) with Czech and English language classes. A precise rational balance between sports and studying is carefully kept. Upon successful completion of the educational program, graduates can be admitted to the top universities in Europe, meanwhile successful players will gain an opportunity to sign a contract with leading football clubs in the Czech Republic and the EU.

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MSM International Football Academy

FC Sparta Prague is the leading and most highly rated club in the Czech Republic, regularly participating in UEFA Europa League and Champions League. Alumni of FC Sparta play in leading clubs of Europe. Participants of MSM Football Academy have an opportunity to take part in try-outs in Sparta throughout the year! The training process is visited by specialists from the club, who carefully choose possible candidates to sign a professional contract. The MSM International Football Academy was established not that long time ago, yet much has been achieved in this time! Just a few years ago we started to build our academy literally from scratch. Today, we have the extraordinary possibility to train on professional football facilities with grass and synthetic turf handled daily by specialists to provide a high-quality surface for games and practices. Throughout the years of its irreproachable reputation, we the MSM Football Academy in Prague has made many eminent partners willing to continue this successful cooperation. These organizations include Football Association of Czech Republic, Football Association of Prague, Football Association of Moscow, Football Association of Kiev, NIKE brand, widely recognized fitness centre Xplore Fitness. Moreover, we are official representatives of Jaguar and Land Rover in the Czech Republic.

Student’s Reviews

Some of notable people working for MSM International Football Academy are:

Vyacheslav Zakhovailo

Vyacheslav Zakhovailo is a sports director, coach and agent of the MSM Football Academy. Vyacheslav played for such a famous clubs like the School of Youth Sports SKA KIEV, FC Hemlon, Humenne (Czechoslovakia), Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia), FC VSZ Kosice (Czech Republic), FC Artmedia Petrzalka Bratislava (Czech Republic). Now Vyacheslav Zakhovailo holds a PRO coaching license. As well as his students he constantly top the ratings of football clubs from Ukraine and the Czech Republic.

Vladislav Kuzmenko

Vladislav Kuzmenko is a graduate of the MSM Football Academy. He successfully showed himself during the summer football school with MSM, which allowed him to win a grant for a free one-year education in Prague. For nine years from 2004-2015, Vladislav played in the Ukrainian FC Illichivets (modern FC Mariupol).

Martin Frydek

He has made his first appearance in 1990 for AC Sparta Prague. Frydek has 177 appearances and 27 goals for Sparta. He has played there for 7 years and was noted for his performance in the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup and the quarterfinals of the Cup Winners’ Cup. With Sparta he won the championship titles of the country in 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1997, cups in 1992, 1993 and 1996. After playing at the 1996 European Championships, Frydek went to Germany, where he signed a contract with Bayer Leverkusen, then his career continued in MSV Duisburg. After he came back to the Czech republic and finished his career in Dukla Prague. In European competitions, his total statistics are as follows: 18 games in the European Champions Cup (later – the Champions League), 12 games in the Cup Winners’ Cup and the UEFA Cup. He scored three goals in European competition (one of his goals allowed Sparta Prague to beat Marseille in the second round of the 1991/1992 European Cup.) He played 37 games in total, 8 of which were for Czechoslovakia and 29 for the Czech Republic. Scored 4 goals, became vice-champion of Europe in 1996. Also played one match at the 1997 Confederations Cup. Now he is the head coach of FC Loko Vltavin.

Eva Haniakova

Eva is a former football player and the former captain of the women’s national football team of the Czech Republic. Currently, she is the head of the Czech youth football team. Eva Haniakova has been working in the AC Sparta Praha academy for a while as the head coach of the U17 women’s team. Nowadays this team has been showing excellent results. Thanks to Eva’s unique coaching methods and high-quality tactical training, many strong football players have graduated from the academy. Eva Haniakova is a frequent participant of football conferences and master classes, which take place in Europe and all over the world. In 2014, she was awarded the prestigious award of Doctor of Science of Václav Jírů for her invaluable contribution to the development of Czech football.

Personal coaches of MSM International Football Academy develop training plans appropriate for each player.

Visiting coaches and assistants from different teams bring diversity into the training process and carefully follow the players to see if some may potentially join their club. After the players go through physical training, the coaches go through tactical strategies with them.

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Training sessions are conducted 4 times per week.

Members of the program have the chance to take part in official league games in the Czech Republic, local tournaments and have the possibility to take part in international competitions as well.

MSM International Football Academy complies with the highest modern sports standards. Our secret ingredient is the team spirit and individual approach to every member, which guarantees success for both beginners and professional players. We care equally about training at a high level and achieving the best possible results.

The fee of the program includes the following equipment:

  • Training kit (socks, shorts, t-shirt, sweatshirt, sports bottle)
  • Sports football suit (pants, jacket)
  • Sports bag

In 2018, the International Union of Youth has signed an exclusive contract with one of the best fitness center Xplore Fitness, based on their long-term successful cooperation.

The student pays the registration fee to the Czech Football Federation for the official registration of a player in the Czech Republic on his own.

The combination of your talent, ambitions and effort is the key to the football career in Europe.

One-semester Czech and English language courses

MSM International Football Academy + Foundation Course (1 semester) is focused on a successful study of Czech and English language for those willing to study in state universities in the Czech Republic or Europe. The course is developed based on the requirements of the entrance exams. Studying at state universities in the Czech language is free of charge, and the cost of studying in English is much more affordable than in other European countries.

English and Czech language courses are taught in groups with no more than 20 students. The knowledge of these languages is required for entrance exams to most state universities. Not only does this give the student an additional chance to be admitted, but it will also make it easier for him to study in his first year at university.

Academic semester (15.1. – 7.6.):
Summer semester 15.1 – 7.6 (21 weeks) – 20 hours of classes weekly (Czech/English  + Maths)
Czech or English language – 380 hours; Maths – 40 hours

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MSM Student Care and Support Program

Besides sports and education, the International Union of Youth offers various services that are required for successful completion of the program and comfortable adjustment to an independent life in the Czech Republic.

Services offered by MSM include:

  1. Assistance in collecting the documents and filling out forms in the embassy for long-term visas to the Czech Republic for one academic year. Provision of all necessary documents on our behalf (education and accommodation confirmations).
  2. Provision students with health insurance for the entire period of studying. Insurance is paid separately by the student. The fee of the insurance depends on the type of incidents it covers.
  3. Transfer of the student upon his/her arrival from the airport/railway station/bus station.
  4. Assistance with connecting to local mobile phone services.
  5. Registration at foreign police within 3 days upon the arrival.
  6. City tour with MSM guide (city orientation, shopping malls, currency exchange centers, etc.).
  7. Prague tour with a professional tour guide.
  8. The student is provided with 2-month public transport pass upon arrival.
  9. Assistance in applying to the chosen university.
  10. Consultation services and support regarding education.
  11. If required, we organize qualified medical help in the shortest possible period, as well as, translation to and from the Czech language when visiting the doctor. Medical insurance is a must.
  12. Assistance with the validation of foreign studies and degree documents.

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Please fill out the application form and our manager will contact you within 1-2 business days, answer all your questions!

Standings: Season 2017/2018

The standings of the International Football Academy MSM. FC Mezinárodní Svaz Mládeže took second place in the 2017/2018 season....

Fixtures results – season 2017/2018

Football fixtures results 2017-2018 Who did the Mezinárodní Svaz Mládeže z.s. team play with, how many goals scored and who ultimately won....

Xplore Fitness

Fitness club in Prague Xplore Fitness provides all participants of the sports programs of the International Youth Union with a membership...


Футбольная ассоциация Чехии
ac sparta praga
sk slavia praga
Xplore Fitness
Федерация Футбола Праги
Mlada Boleslav
FK Bohemians
usti nad labem
viktiria zizkov
aritma praga
sk slavia praga
Xplore Fitness
Федерация Футбола Праги
Mlada Boleslav
FK Bohemians
usti nad labem
viktiria zizkov
aritma praga
sk slavia praga