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ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

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As an ICEF student-athlete, your goal is to become a professional football player. As soon as you integrate the center, it becomes our goal.

ICEF is the only institution providing opportunities to international players, willing to showcase their talent to mature their careers to the next level.

Maxime LEGENDRE, Pro Scout | Henner Sports

ICEF’s expertise, experience and professional network are leveraged to kickstart players’ careers. Student-athletes need to gain both experience and recognition. ICEF’s competition program is tailored to help players become more experienced.

  • Intensive competition schedule, following the standards of the major pro clubs’ U15 – U18 teams, with more than 20 competitive games per season against top youth academies in Europe, including AS Monaco, FC Lyon, Servette Genève, Chateauroux, Strasbourg, Grenoble, Paris FC, Olympique Lyonnais, ASSE and Clermont Ferrand.
  • Valuable exposure opportunities through participation in the official national leagues, as well as 3 high-profile national and international tournaments and friendly games against top European teams.
  • Scouting opportunities through ICEF’s network, enabling players to get exposure to professional clubs in Europe. Student-athletes receive visits from pro scouts of major French teams such as Olympique Lyonnais, Lille OSC and AS Saint-Étienne. The most deserving and capable players also have the opportunity to integrate, for a number of weeks, the training centers of highly-ranked European teams, such as Cagliari Calcio, LB Châteauroux, Paris FC, and other professional clubs in France, Italy, and Switzerland in order to be evaluated by these professional clubs.

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