UECOB Sports Academy Nigeria formed in November 2006 to discover young soccer talents in Nigeria and the rest of Africa and make them better persons in the society. The academy is duly registered and affiliated with the Nigeria Football Federation and Abia State Football Association.

We believe in the numerous human and natural resources that Nigeria and Africa possess most especially in the football industry and UECOB Sports Academy was setup to enable us recognize and deploy these talents.

With our network of international football clubs and football management organizations around the world, we have been helping young players with opportunities to showcase their talents to football coaches, agents and scouts from all over Europe, Asia, North Africa and the Americas.

We are committed to the growth of football in Nigeria and Africa.


Our aim is to provide the best facilities, coaching and games program to create a perfect environment for the players to develop and reach their full potentials. We aim to develop players to play in the first team of different clubs in every part of the world as professionals and our admission process is rigorous and on a continuous basis as more talented qualifies students are discovered and invited to join the academy.

We aim to have 120 student’s capacity hostel for junior and senior team in the nearest future there will be 3 coaches for both levels. All students and coaches shall reside in the academy accommodation, those that could not complete their high school education and those that are still in high school shall join the academic activities of our partner educational schools.  They shall seat for WAEC, NECO and GCE and as such shall be part of the evening training. UECOB Sports Academy students that are part of the academy activities of our partner educational school shall observe breaks in line with the school calendar while the senior students will remain at the academy accommodation and will observe break as determined by the management. Players shall be eliminated due to any form of bad behavior or poor performance.

There shall be computer training opportunities for all student of UECOB , each of the student shall have a training kits and camp uniforms. The academy shall have a most functional and modern facilities for training and development of her students. There shall be scholarship opportunities for students with outstanding performance and educational result at top of football and educational institutes in Europe and Americas. The academy shall have a well-furnished hostel accommodation with all house hold facilities.

There shall be a monthly award for the best player of the month and initiative already in the academy since 2012. There shall a monthly visit by ex-educational across Africa to educate and enlighten the player on the effect of social vices and etc.

The academy will have youths from Nigeria and across west Africa between the age 11 and 19 years old and as it is norm the best player are form poor homes. The academy will give free admission to players with exceptional talent to attend the academy for free and average ones with trainable tendencies shall be given a discounted reduction of the academy fee.