Firza Andika at SPF traning fields

Indonesia national team player, Firza Andika joins SPF Academy

The Indonesian player Firza Andika recently join into the SPF Academy family to move one step forward in his professional career.

Firza is a full left side player, heading offensive left wing and midfielder or a defensive left back position, and he enrolled Spanish Pro Football Academy to receive a specific training program last month of November.

The planning of this stage have done by SPF Academy and the player´s agent agency;   2 Touch Internacional.

Born on November 12th, 1999 Firza Andika is one of the most rising starts of the Indonesian football.  With only 19 years old he started in the GO-JEK TRAVELOKA LIGA 1 being one of the best rookies of the main Indonesia league enrolled in the squad of PSMS Medan.

Last 2018 season with PSMS Medan brought very interesting records, playing nine games and bringing two goals assistances against Persija Jakarta and PSIS.

Firza Andika joins SPF Academy

He´s being an important part of the national team from the under 16 categories with a regular line up in each category. In fact, he´s being part right now of the under 23 team and is on the target for the main Indonesian team.

Andika´s decision was taken because the player´s intention to upgrade his competitive level and maybe follow his career in the European football leagues. With these targets, the Spanish Pro Football Academy technical team have designed him a bespoke program to place Firza in the path to accomplish those goals.

Firza will follow a bespoke program including an academic and football program in the SPF Academy and training with the Tercera division team, UD Alzira. One of the most recognized teams in minor leagues in Spain.

The football program includes double training sessions, one in the morning with the other players of SPF Academy to upgrade his tactical level to the Spanish leagues level and a deep understanding of the Spanish game style. The second one, in the afternoon, is being with UD Alzira being part of the squad understanding the Spanish style of game.

If you are interested in how to be enrolled in this program don’t hesitate to reach us at and we will bring you a bespoke proposal.

Yaroslav Selin SPF Academy player

From Russia to Spain, the Football experience of Iaroslav Selin.

Iaroslav Selin born in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia on June 9th of 2004 and from the early beginning his parents saw a huge interest by football; “he played with the ball all the time, He turned us crazy!”.

Over the years this early interest became more and more serious starting to play in Sormovo one of the best football academies in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia.

The competition matters started for Iaroslav when he was twelve years old competing at the regional level with Sormovo with pretty good performances and huge strength of will to accomplish his football goals.

In those days Iaroslav showed a sampler view of his football potential with a hard offensive focus combined with good technical and dribbling skills.

But all this, it was enough for Iaroslav who had one mind goal, arrive to play as professional.

Because this Iaroslav reached  Spanish Pro Football Academy interested by our professional football player development program and how he can come to Spain to play and study enrolled into our academy and an official team.

The SPF professional football development program brings to our players the possibility to combine an academic formation with high-performance football training in a double daily session. All the players receive an academic formation in an international school during the day and a morning training session with the academy´s players to upgrade their tactical level up to the Spanish standards. Besides that, almost all the players have a second training afternoon session with their respective teams to be ready for the weekend competition.

Yaroslav Selin Rambleta CF

Iaroslav Selin arrived in SPF Football Academy this September and showed early his offensive skills because it Rambleta CF a team from Valencia, Spain, playing at U16 second division brought him a place on his team playing like offensive wing and playmaker.

His hard work and straight of will are turning him a key piece of the project starting his path to his goal to be a professional football player.

If you are interested in how to be enrolled in this program don’t hesitate to reach us at and we will bring you a bespoke proposal.


SPF Academy vs Levante UD Friendly Match

The partnership between SPF Academy and UD Levante is running

The players of Spanish Pro Football Academy are enjoying the partnership agreement between SPF Academy and UD Levante over all the work lines including in the deal to form professional football players under the Spanish methodology style of play.

Past Thursday, November 22nd we had one of the player´s professional development activities including in the partnership program with UD Levante. The friendly match between the SPF Academy team and the UD Levante International team was head at the UD Levante training complex at Buñol and had the goal to test the level of each player into a competitive environment with high-performance players.

In the end, UD Levante international won 1 by 0 to Spanish Pro Football Academy team in a very competitive match without clear options for any of the teams.

SPF Academy vs Levante UD Friendly Match

The first half the SPF teams suffer the intensive control of the UD Levante squad pressing the ball over all the field with a hard offensive focus but the defensive order for the SPF squad continuously broke the options for UD Levante International arriving at the half-time.

The second half began with a very equal control of the game with clear options by both clubs but arriving at the last quarter of the game was a monologue for SPF team with clear options to score the draw for the match arriving at the end with the final 1-0 to UD Levante International.

SPF Academy vs Levante UD Friendly Match

Friendly matches are an important part in the SPF Academies and it is almost weekly besides the official match (for the players enrolled with a minor league´s team). The fact to play a match in the same facilities a professional La Liga´s team train each day it’s a very exciting experience for all our players seeing very closely the daily task of a professional team from La Liga.

If you are interested in how to be enrolled in this program don’t hesitate to reach us at and we will bring you a bespoke proposal.

Physical Test SPF

SPF Academy players on their physical fitness test

The physical aspect is getting relevance in the football performance today because this we do a physical fitness test to our academy´s players three times pair season.

Ten general physical skills should be incorporated into every aspect of athletic activity, as well as each of the human energy pathways. A comprehensive fitness program addresses each of these and can be deemed successful only to the degree which if offers improvement, while individuals are considered fit in equal measure to their competency in each of these skills.

These physical skills are: Cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, Stamina, Strength, Power, Speed, Flexibility, Agility, Accuracy, Balance and Coordination

All the players pass the test at the beginning of the football season, in the middle of it and when the football season is ending. The test is managing by our technical staff, focusing on the main important aspects for the football players preparation.

The final goals of the test are:

  • Having a metric reference by the coaches and the technical staff to design a bespoke program for each player in order to achieve individual goals.
  • Make players aware about their capacities and the good of the collective and individual enforcement.

This is one step forward from SPF Academy to bring foreign players the best conditions for their professional football preparation for the Spanish football leagues.

In words of Ruben Estelles, CEO of Spanish Pro Football Academy; “The continuous demanding of more intensive players by teams, needs a very complete player not only in technical skills as well tactical and physical. These tests bring to the technical staff a better idea of the weakness and strengths of each player doing better follow up of their individual workout program”

If you are interested in our professional player development program don’t hesitate and reach us at and we will design your bespoke program.

Laurent SPF player playing for Olimpic Xativa

Great performance for Ben and Laurent in the Olimpic Xativa victory

Both players had a relevant performance in the victory of Olimpic Xativa vs UD Alzira, one of the most important derbies at the 3rd division this year.

The team of Xativa wons 4 to 0 to UD Alzira with the essential participation of the both SPF Academy players Ben and Laurent.

Entering from the bench at the second half, their performance turned the match a monologue of Olimpic Xativa creating very dangerous opportunities, especially for Ben. This was the first game for the American player holding the forward position where he was showed his incredible speed and technique bring a lot of goal opportunities standing up the grandstand attended to the match.

After the match, Ben said; “The feelings are good, I´m happy to bring work to the team and keep ready for the decision of the coach”

First match for Ben with Olimpic Xativa

By his side, the Caribbean player from Guadalupe, Laurent, is being a usual choice for the Olimpic´s coach is one of the most versatile players of the team playing as a right midfielder or box to box midfielder where Laurent can show his brutal physical skills and his great vision of the game.

Laurent is being a key player in the season of Olimpic Xativa, with a very important role in the squad not only for the football skills as well for his inestimable will and dedication with the squad outside the field. This is an important active all the coaches needs in their bench.

Olimpic Xativa is heading the ranking of the third division, number six group with right now, with one victory advance of the next team Atlético Saguntino and is holding the promotion places to segunda b the last step before entering the professional football career.

Ben and Laurent are enrolled in our professional players’ development program, if you are interested how to be enrolled in this program don’t hesitate to reach us at and we will bring you a bespoke proposal.

The January market window will open soon and it’s the last chance to have options for tercera and segunda b teams.

Sergey Shutov

Sergey Shutov, first russian Football player for SPF Academy

The final goal for the Spanish Football Club Academy is to turn accessible to the young football players from any place of the world the path to be a professional football player in Spain.

Because this, we are very proud to announce our first Russian player in the academy; Sergey Shutov.

Sergey is a wing midfielder player can develop his game in both wings; right and left. His dribbling skills and his stamina was a very good start point to develops all his potential to achieve the professional football career.

In SPF Academy we designed a bespoke program to Sergey to maximize his options to arrive at the semiprofessional tier.

Before to arrive SPF Academy Sergey Shutov, attended some trials with several clubs with very short successful and no spot in any club. With SPF Academy, Sergey received the right management to attend the best clubs options for tryouts and the right training management to upgrade his level into the Spanish one particularly applying the Spanish methodology.

SPF Academy did a deep searching for a club where Sergey can have a relevant position and where he can play enough matches over the year to win experience in the Spanish league and could upgrade his football into the Spanish football way of play.

Sergey is playing in First Preferente division, the first tier for the amateur level in the Spanish football enrolled into the Massanasa Football Club. The goal is to record a big number of games over the season, more than 50 games yearly counting football league games and friendly games with SPF Academy.

Besides the regular training with Massanasa FC, Sergey develops a specific morning training with SPF Academy players to enforces his game-intensity and tactical skills for a deeper understanding of the Spanish football game style.

This is the first Spanish football experience for Sergey with a very great performance progression in any aspect of the game. It is sure he will upgrade the tier in the next season following coaches opinion.

If you are interested in our professional player development program don’t hesitate and reach us at and we will design your bespoke program.

Rudra Ved SPF Indian Football Player

First line up for the indian player Rudra Ved

The SPF Academy player from India,  Rudra Ved has his first line up with Atletico Saguntino u19 junior team.

Rudra Ved made his debut against one of the top teams of the league La Creu Club de Futbol Pobla de Farnals. Both teams are competing at Comunidad Valenciana Preferente Under 19 League First Group with other academy teams like Villarreal CF “C” Under 19 team or CD Castellón “B” Under 19 team.

After three months enrolled in Spanish Pro Football Academy, Rudra achieves his dream, play football in Spain.

This is just the first step into the professional career for any football player. The academy minor leagues are the hunting field for the professional teams’ scouts in Spain. Players like, Iniesta, Koke or De Gea started their career at this leagues.

Rudra is a central back player with very good athletic conditions making a good choice for the team when the game needs an extra strength, a very important skill combined with the intensity learned in the SPF Academy turns Rudra a very attractive player for the Atlético Saguntino junior team. Rudra will turn 19 years old next February and he´s enrolled with the complete professional player´s development program, combining study, morning training with Spanish Pro Football Academy in the morning, to upgrade his football level, and afternoon training with Atlético Saguntino Junior team to be ready for the weekly game. He lives in the SPF residency with the other Spanish Pro Football Academy players, learning values like fellowship and professional life. This is a key point for players with the same age range like Rudra and makes the difference lot of times when kids have the choice to turn professionals.

If you are interested in our professional player development program don’t hesitate and reach us at and we will design your bespoke program.

York College Inside / Everything is possible

Everything is Possible from UK and SPF Academy lunch a new coaching program for young British.

Last week the management staff of SPF Academy was in England visiting headquarters to close the agreement between both organizations.

The fall station is getting new international partnerships for Spanish Pro Football Academy, this time with the Non for Profit Association “Everything is Possible” from the United Kingdom.

The mission of Everything is Possible is to help the young disadvantaged to acquire professional skills through the not non-formal learning the volunteering and jobs experiences overseas.

To accomplish this goal the Association develops projects worldwide in many different knowledge areas like farming, music, childhood and of course sports.

The association collects young people from schools, foundations, and academies from all the British territory to be part of their projects. Due to this new partnership; Spanish Pro Football Academy will be part of these projects in the sports area.

SPF Academy will incorporate over the third quarterly young football coaches trainees from Leeds United Academy Foundation, Kirklees, York College & Askham Bryan interesting to learn the Spanish football method in two weeks internships stages.

The trainees will develop several positions related to the academy management, players hosting, training session development and coaching system around the Spanish football game methodology.

This new collaboration continues the coaches formation program launched spring last year with the bespoke update formation program for the technical staff of Al Ain FC young Academy, bringing to the football professionals the possibility to update their knowledge and acquire new abilities in the football learning.

If you are interesting to participate in the training program of “Everything is Possible” you can reach it at or if you are an academy, an organization or a club and do you want to do your own coaches formation program reach us at

Mohamed fighting a ball

The Levante UD Formation Program is running out

Some weeks ago we announced Spanish Pro Football Academy and Levante UD joined forces to develop a formation program for international football players.

This joining is a great step forward for both parts; Levante UD will acquired a valorous and contrasted partner in the formation of foreign players in Spain and in exchange the players of Spanish Pro Football Academy will be integrated into the system of Levante UD Academy using some benefits exclusives for Levante UD players like formation programs, trials outs to access Levante UD teams & being part of the continuous scouting program of Levante UD Academy.

The academic formation is the main axel of this program, bringing to the players the possibility to have a first level formation and the opportunity to learn the Spanish way of play.

Mohamed Sherif is the first player enrolled in this program. Original for the United Arab Emirates he contacts Spanish Pro Football Academy through our website searching a quality formation integral program in Europe.

“The Levante UD-SPF Formation program has everything. They bring me a formation program with the possibility to play and train football in Spain with a strong academic formation because I don’t want to lose a day in my academic career”.

Valencia makes in Mohamed a strong positive impression; “Valencia is very beautiful and the weather is great, I love to spend time with my friends at the beach”

Mohamed is fully integrated with a group with other sixteen years old kids with same interest and style of life, and the assistance of all the Spanish Pro Football Academy technical staff taking care of any details and making truly easy his integration into the Spanish football.

If are in the same situation like Mohamed Sherif, you are interested to receive more information about all our football programs, don’t hesitate to contact us and reach us at

Laurent fight a ball with Olimpic

Olimpic Xátiva joins the SPF´s players, Laurent & Ben, for its new project in Spanish 3rd Division.

Olimpic Xativa is one of the most iconic teams in the East of Spain, with 86 years of history in the minor leagues of Spain, some relevant professional football players started their career in this club.

Laurent and Ben have joined to this exclusive selection of players for season 2018-2019 through the application into the tryout players program of Spanish Pro Football Academy past Summer 2018.

The tryout players program is a focused to players interested to start their professional football career in Spain, helping the access to team´s trials in semiprofessional divisions in Spain to be scouted by superior teams in long periods.

This point is critical for the professional teams looking for the excellence of the players over all the season.

This is the second year for Laurent it Spanish Pro Football Academy and the first for Ben.

Ben with the uniform of SPF Academy

Laurent is a strong left wing and left midfielder player original from the Caribbean Island of Guadalupe. Ben is a very complimentary player for Laurent, born and rises in New York, USA, this is the first year for Ben at Spanish Pro Football Academy.

Tercera division is the first step into the semi-professional divisions in Spain and the main scouting market for the Spanish professional teams. Many of these Tercera teams plays the Royal Cup (Copa del Rey) were sometimes are drafted to play against very recognized teams like Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Valencia CF, Atlético de Madrid, etc …

Laurent and Ben will be combining the pieces of training with Olimpic Xátiva at the afternoons with the training with SPF academy at the morning with the goal to improve their football level and have the best options to be scouted in the season matches.

If you are interested in our professional player development program don’t hesitate and reach us at and we will design your bespoke program.