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One-year football academy + Foundation

The International Union of Youth has developed a new unique one-year program of Football Academy with preparation for entering the university. The program includes intensive football training, participation in tournaments and friendly games, team views and quality language training in English or Czech.

Program structure:

One-year program combines intensive training sessions (at FC Aritma Prague – the farm team of FC Dukla Prague) with Czech and English languages classes and is based in one of top universities in Europe – Czech University of Life Sciences (CULS). 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 have an opportunity to sign a professional contract with leading football clubs in Czech Republic and the EU.

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. Despite the fact that the International Football Academy MSM was founded relatively recently, we managed to achieve a lot! 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 practises. Over the years of flawless work of the International Football Academy MSM, many eminent partners have joined us, wishing to continue fruitful cooperation in the future. These organizations include: Football Association of Czech Republic, Football Association of Prague, Football Association of Moscow, Football Association of Kyiv, NIKE brand, Joma, widely recognized Xplore fitness. Moreover, we are official representatives of Jaguar and Land Rover in the Czech Republic.

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Detailed program course

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

Vyacheslav Zakhovailo

Vladislav Kuzmenko 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 a physical training, the coaches go through tactical strategies with them.

Training sessions are conducted 4 or 5 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:

  • A set of a training kit (a jersey, shorts, stockings)
  • Two sets of match kits
  • Sports bag
  • Winter set of a training kit (pants, a hat, a jacket)
  • A sports bottle

In 2018, the International Union of Youth has signed an exclusive contract with one of the best fitness centre chains, Xplore, 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. This registration fee is less than 8 euros/year!

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

One-year Czech and English languages courses

MSM International Football Academy + Foundation Course is conducted at the faculty of Economics and Management and is focused on successful study of Czech and English langugage for those willing to study in state universities in the Czech Republic. The course is developed based on requirements of the entrance exams. Studying at state universities in the Czech language is free of charge.

The foundation course takes place at Czech University of Life Science (CULS) at the faculty of Economics and Management.

Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague is one of the top universities in Czech Republic offering Czech and foreign students high-quality professional education. Over 17 000 students study at CULS.

In 2006, Czech University of Life Sciences celebrated its 100th anniversary. The level of education and research activities in this university is balanced and complies with leading European standards. The university has a stable notable position on the European education market. Its successful experiments and innovative research results are of importance and value for all of Europe.

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 them an additional chance to be admitted, but it will also make it easier for them to study in their first year at university.

The courses are taught by experienced teachers and professors from CULS. The language courses are meant for successful admission not only to CULS, but also to the University of Economics in Prague, Charles University, Czech Technical University in Prague and other public and private institutions in the Czech Republic. In order to study for free in any of the state universities foreigners are either required to pass a Czech language exam or to provide a language course certificate. Upon successful completion of the course CZU provides students with such standard government-approved certificate.

Academic year (15.9.2020 – 7.6 2021):
Winter semester 15.9 – 18.12 (14 weeks) – 24 hours of language courses weekly (Czech + English)
Summer semester 15.1 – 7.6  (21 weeks) – 22 hours of cources weekly (Czech  + Maths)
Czech language 500 hours; English language 60 hours; Maths 40 hours

MSM Student Care and Support Program

Besides sports and education,  International Union of Youth offers various services which are required for successful completion of the program and comfortable adjustment to an independent life in 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 academic year 2020/2021. 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. 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. Accommodation in the Czech Republic. Accommodation price per month is about 300 euros. The place of residence remains with the student throughout the course of study;
  6. Registration at foreign police within 3 days upon arrival;
  7. Orientation program in the Czech Republic: Sightseeing tour of Prague with an MSM employee (orientation in the city, shopping centers, currency exchange, etc.). Providing the Student with a city transport ticket for a period of 2 months;
  8. Cultural program: Dating evening, Tour of Prague, Visit to a museum or exhibition, Excursion by boat on the Vltava, Visit to the famous Prague Zoo, Sports activities (paintball, football, etc.), Drive to Karlovy Vary, Trip to Cesky Krumlov, Visit to the water park in Prague, Attending a musical evening, Farewell evening;
  9. Assistance in the nostrification of documents on secondary and higher education of a student;
  10. Work with the university of your choice: Assistance in applying to the chosen university, Consulting services and support for studies;
  11. If required, we organize qualified medical help in the shortest possible period, as well as, translation to and from Czech language when visiting the doctor. Medical insurance is a must;
  12. First year of education — All consultations and other support are free, as well as, consultations regarding any issues with accommodation and employment in Prague;

MSM Football Academy partners

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PARTNERS

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