Welcome to Stella Football Academy

IFA National Cup 2024

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The IFA National Cup is the first and largest competition for independent football academies in Australia.

It offers young footballers the opportunity to compete in structured, professional, high-quality matches, and has been designed with a strong focus on enjoyment and holistic player development.

Currently operating year-round in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane, the league also hosts the annual National Cup, attracting academies and teams from all over the country for a week-long festival of football.

In the coming years, we plan to expand the Premier Academy League to even more locations, offering more academies and their players the chance to participate in our competitions.

WHEN: APRIL 15th to 18th 2024
WHERE: WANDERERS FOOTBALL PARK (BLACKTOWN INTERNATIONAL SPORTS PARK)
COST PER PLAYER: New Player-$290 (includes Kit)
Existing player- $350 (Excludes kit)
Expected 8-10 matches across 4 days

Elite Training

INTRODUCING STELLA FOOTBALL ACADEMY ELITE PROGRAM FOR 2024

Stella Football Academy is introducing a 10-week ELITE ONLY program for ages 7 to 12 year old boys and girls at our Homebush venue on a Thursday afternoon.
This program consists of:
Ball mastery
Quick intense movement with the ball
Intensity on footwork and speed
Defining all the little 1% that players don't realise they need to improve on their game.

Our program is for Thursdays only and for Boys and Girls

Venue: SYDNEY FOOTBALL CENTRE HOMEBUSH
Start Date: Thursday 8th February
End date: Thursday 11th April

Ages 7/8 start time 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Ages 9/10 start time 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages 11/12 start time 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Each class limited spot 20 players per class

Price includes new STELLA UNIFORM!!

IFA Cup Preseason Comp 2024 EOI

We are pleased and privileged to have been accepted in this prestige season long tournament.

The IFA Cup is designed by and for private academies.

In Australia, there hasn't been scope for academies to participate in a structured, year-long competition in the past. The Premier Academy League was formed to provide academies (and their players, families, staff and coaches) with regular, competitive matches within seasonal competitions.

Under 8/10/12- 7 a-side football. 10 players max per team

INCLUDES:
Playing strip
1 training session every week, 6 training sessions in total.
6 rounds, 2 games per round
Preseason Comp: TBD
26 min (13 min halves)

IFA Cup Winter Competition 2024 EOI

We are pleased and privileged to have been accepted in this prestige season long tournament.

The IFA Cup is designed by and for private academies.

In Australia, there hasn't been scope for academies to participate in a structured, year-long competition in the past. The IFA was formed to provide academies (and their players, families, staff and coaches) with regular, competitive matches within seasonal competitions.

Under 8/10/12- 7 a-side football. 10 players max per team

INCLUDES:
Playing strip
1 training session every week, 6 training sessions in total.
6 rounds, 2 games per round
26 min (13 min halves)

DATES:
Sunday 12th May
Sunday 19th May
Sunday 2nd June
Sunday 9th June
Sunday 16th June
Sunday 23rd June
BREAK
Sunday 28th July
Sunday 4th August
Sunday 11th August
Sunday 18th August
Sunday 25th August

Stella Cup 2024

WE ARE BACK!!!

After an enjoyable and successful first edition of Stella Cup in 2023, we are returning in 2024 as a preseason competition instead. We know that most association clubs start their season in April so this is the perfect way for each team to use the tournament as start to their season.

The Stella Cup is for Association club players ONLY (NO SAP or REP Players). The 6v6 no out-of-bound format provides players opportunity to showcase their ability and passion for the game within the brand new Wanderers 5IVES Complex at WESTERN SYDNEY WANDERERS FC Blacktown Football Park.

The perfect opportunity for players to work on their skills in a fun team-oriented environment, the upcoming Stella Cup is the ideal place for your child to experience playing against association teams from all over Sydney before their competition seasons start.


Each team will play 7 games over the 2 days.

WHEN: March
GAME FORMAT: 6 V 6 No out-of-bounds
COST: $500 A TEAM
AGE GROUPS: U6-U12 Mixed = 6 a side
                          U8-9 U10 U12 Girls = 6 a side

Blacktown- Marayong

You want to learn how to play football? These sessions are designed to teach the player the fundamentals of football from basic to intermediate to advance. We cater to all skill sets. Boys and Girls.

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