About Us

ABOUT AFA

Our organization came into existence in the year 2012. The firm is registered in Delhi under the name Ardor Football Academy LLP. AFA was set up with a single point agenda to develop football at grassroots level in India and currently runs the largest and the most intensive well researched Community soccer program in the Country impacting more than 4000+ lives.

AFA also engages in organising Football tournaments of various levels in DELHI NCR & Odisha involving Schools, Iinstitutions, Corporates etc. AFA has tie ups with prestigious I-League clubs and academies across India. Every year We invite these clubs and academies to conduct free soccer trials in the state and select the best talents for their scholarship program.

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About The Founder

Jayadev Mahapatra

AIFF Licensed Coach, Manchester United Grass Root Certified Coach.

15+ yrs of Corporate Experience (Ex VP – Barclays Finance, Ex-Sr Manager- Tata Motor Finance, Ex-Manager – GE Capital)

Our objective is to make India a soccer powerhouse on its own terms. Our training modules are well researched and regularly upgraded to ensure we are abreast with the changing challenges of world soccer.

In the last 8 years of our journey we have been able to implement this training module in extremely tight play grounds of Slums/ urban villages with limited equipment to produce national and international level players for India.

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Our Team

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SUZIT MISHRA

Partner, Head of Operations

Suzit has 17 years of experience working for Large Corporates & Football Organisations. An IT Engineer by Profession who dreams to see Team INDIA play in the FIFA WorldCup. A passionate Football Fan, who believes ‘The Beautiful Game’ should be part of every Indian at a very early age. He heads the Operations of the Academy including Institutional Program & IT.

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NISHANT MALIK

Co-founder, Manager Grassroots Player Development Program

Co founder of Ardor Football academy, Graduated from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University , MBA from IMT Ghaziabad and earlier represented Delhi University Soccer Team, as a striker, continuously for 3 years and also part of open national Delhi Team.

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DEEPESH SINGH

Co-Founder AFA & Head Operations and Strategic Expansion

Graduate from Sri Venkateswara College - University of Delhi, MBA – GGS Indraprastha University, Ex Delhi Player

Our Coaches

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Yogesh Kumar Jangra

Head of Grassroots Programme

AFC C License, AIFF D License

KNVB WorldCoaches Program 2019, Barca Innovation Hub- Certificate in Training for Team Sports

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Sourav Virdi

Goalkeeping Coach

AIFF-D License. 

AIFF Introductory Goalkeeper certificate.

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Jayadev Mahapatra

Chief Technical Head

Head Coach

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SK Shahanawaz Alam

Head Coach - Rourkela

AIFF D License

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Jagan Das

Assistant Coach

Patia center – U-10, U-13

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Sakina Nesa

Senior Coach Girls Team

Unit-2 Capital Girls High school

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Debojyoti Singh

GOAL KEEPING COACH

Goal Keeping Coach - Girls Team - Mata Rukhmani Football Club, Jagdalpur

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Thakur Soren

Jr Coach – Boys Team

Boys Team – Salia Sahi – U-12

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Biswanath Hembram

Sr Coach & Grass Root Manager

Sr Coach & Grass Root Manager- Salia Sahi

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Dularam Soren

Assistant Coach

Community Center Paradeep  – U-10, U-13

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Samson Soren

Assistant Coach

Salia Sahi – Sub Jr Boys Team – U-10

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Babulal Hansdah

Assistant Coach

Community Center Paradeep – U-10, U-13

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Rakesh Nayak

Sr Coach- Girls Team

Sr Coach- Girls Team - Mata Rukhmani Football Club, Jagdalpur

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Sunil Hembram

Jr Coach- Girls Team

Jr Coach- Girls Team – Unit-2 Girls High School

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Tusar Ranjan Soren

Sr Coach – Boys Team

Sr Coach – Boys Team – Chirigiltola, Patia Bhubaneswar

Contact Information

  • location Plot 650/3314, House No. 4, Acrux Villa, Jaydev Vihar, Near Ekamra Kanan Park, Bhubaneswar - 751012
  • phone 9937 311 119 9938 620 310
  • email jd.mahapatra@afa-fc.com admin@afa-fc.com

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