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To emphasize its position as a leading actor in youth football development, the ICEF is a part of Strive Football Group and its global network of professional academies, clubs, and partners. Therefore, the ICEF players are granted exclusive access to rare opportunities and receive international exposure to succeed at the professional and collegiate levels of football.

Strive Football Group’s Pro Clubs

Strive Football Group, the ICEF’s parent company, owns and operates three professional football clubs in Europe and the U.S.

High performing ICEF residents will benefit from direct access, training, and participation in trials to join Strive Football Group’s owned professional clubs.

Thonon Evian Grand Genève F.C
Thonon Evian Grand Genève FC (TEGG) is the biggest club in the Greater Geneva area. TEGG competes in the FFF national divisions, and counts over 1,000 registered players, in both the youth and adult ranks. Throughout the year, the ICEF student-athletes are exposed and connected with Thonon Evian Grand Genève by integrating with the first team and academy teams. This enables them to participate in high-level training sessions and, if eligible, compete against the best teams in the official French leagues.

FC Miami City

FC Miami City was founded in 2014 and competes in the United Soccer League (USL), a rapidly growing professional soccer organization in North America and one of the top men’s soccer competitions in the United States. For instance, 70% of MLS players are drafted from the USL. The ICEF players benefit from priority access to FC Miami City if they wish to pursue their career in the United States and receive both exposure and experience to reach the collegiate level of football in the USA.
Partner Clubs

Throughout the season, our players are propelled to reach their full potential and benefit from the ICEF global football network of professional owned and partnered clubs. This puts them in a premium position to receive international exposure, with opportunities to join highly ranked European teams and play in the best leagues around the world.

Such a network of partnerships allows for the ICEF players to participate in highly competitive games and tournaments against the best professional clubs in the region, and the country. Moreover, standout performers are invited to tryout and integrate training centers of the ICEF’s professional partner clubs.


The International Center of European Football is accredited by several official competitive football institutions such as Ligue 1, the French, Swiss and Italian Football Federations. Players also participate in major football tournaments including MIC Football.


As the official European football institution, ICEF is recognized by world leading actors in sports and football such as Monaco Sport Academy, the West Asian Football FederationAFDP Global and Paris Saint-Germain Academy. Through these institutional partnerships, student-athletes are granted exclusive and valuable experiences.

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