AS Roma Academy Abuja, will officially launch its boarding facilities on Tuesday, October 4, with a 24/7 power supply and security surveillance.
The President of the AS Roma Academy Abuja, Robinson Adakosa, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Ilorin.
According to him, AS Roma Academy Abuja is part of the AS Roma Academy’s official network of football schools around the world which offers student-athletes the opportunity to learn the methodologies and training techniques that have inspired many talented top players.
Adakosa explained that part of the services include accommodation in en-suite shared room in modern luxury living residence, as well as room cleaning/housekeeping.
The AS Roma Academy Abuja President said there have been requests/calls from the people living outside Abuja to set up the boarding facilities since its inception in February 2021. Students living in other cities across the country can now enroll and benefit in the AS Roma Academy Abuja training methodology.
He revealed in the statement that all meals and snacks are by professional Chef cultural activities.
Adakosa added that the services also include transportation to AS Roma Academy Abuja league games, tournaments, school or activities.
He said the facility also has free wiFi and full medical insurance for the students.
“Recognised for the quality of its youth team, AS Roma Academy Abuja is the perfect choice for student-athletes to develop on and off the field through a residential football program located within the heart of Abuja city.
“The academy’s goal is to offer a fully integrated elite boarding programme to talented boys between the ages of 12 -17 years old, helping them reach their full potential through a comprehensive annual football and academics curriculum.
“AS Roma Academy Abuja residency is the ideal programme to gain invaluable experiences as an elite player.
“While you train, study and live together with your peers at the luxury residence facility equipped for every student-athlete’s comprehensive development including secondary school education, preparation for higher learning/university, nutrition control, medicals, dormitory and full access to National Stadium training facilities” Adakosa said.
Adakosa explained that the academy’s luxury complex is built exclusively for the students, adding that the residence is located in a safe environment to further develop players’ journeys with 24hrs security watch and power supply.
He said the academy can boast of highly experienced staff which includes former Nigeria U-17/U-20 coach, John Obuh as Technical Director, while the Technical Coordinator is UEFA ‘A’ License holder, Pedro Tarbouda Levi, who has coached various professional football clubs in Portugal.