Midas Football Academy

Midas Football 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 Lagos state Football Association.

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

With our network of international football clubs and football management organisations 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.

The Vision

To become the biggest football academy in Nigeria and Africa, to have branches and centers in every part of the world, to become the most successful football academy with the type of players that will be produced for National teams and football world.

The Mission

To produce the next generation of big stars and talents in the world of football and give them the best education of the game that will last them for the rest of their lives.

Colour & Motto

COLOUR: White and Green with a touch of Yellow,

MOTTO: Redefining Football,


The academy presently train at Ikola Football field playing pitch which is of minimal standard but we believe that by securing a sponsor for the academy to buy and build her own property will make a long term dream become a reality. The permanent site will be in either Ogun or Oyo State in Nigeria.

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Midas Football Academy

Our Strategy

Our aim is to provide the best of facilities, coaching and games programme to create a perfect environment for 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 qualified students are discovered and invited to join the academy.

We aim to have a 120 student’s capacity hostel for the junior and senior teams in the nearest future where they will be 3 coaches for both levels. All student 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 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. Midas Football 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 students of MFA; each 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 football and educational institutes in Europe and Americas. The academy shall have a well-furnished hostel accommodation with all the house hold facilities.

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

The academy will have youths from Nigeria and across west Africa between the age of 11 and 19 years old and as it is a norm that best players are from 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 fees.