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Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal. Unqualified, the word football is understood to refer to whichever form of football is the most popular in the regional context in which the word appears.

Career Options

  • • Sports agent • General Manager • Athletic Director • Event or Facility Manager

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification-10+2

Personal Skills

  • •Understanding of the game •Being a good leader •Being very detail-oriented •Being an excellent communicator •Having physical stamina

Courses to be pursued

  • • Sports Media • Sports Medicine • Sports Team Administration • Sports Management course includes  Training in Management and Finance  Organizing leagues etc. as team manager  Planning
  • organizing
  • directing
  • controlling
  • budgeting
  • leading
  • and evaluating a sports event or activity  Managing a sporting institution or team • Diploma in Sports management • Bachelor’s Degree in sports management • Master’s Degree in sports management • PhD in sports management

Top Colleges

  • Eventwala-Academy of Event Management and Training Pune(Maharashtra) Plot No. 396/398, Sphinx House, Goldfields Park, South Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra-411001
  • Alagappa University Directorate of Distance Education, Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu) Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University, Karaikudi (Sivagangai Dist.)-630003 Ph- 04565 – 226250, 04565 - 225624 Email-
  • National Academy of Sports Management (NASM) National Academy Campus, Filka Building, Daftary Road, Malad (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400097 Ph- 022 2844 4111 Email-

Working Conditions

The aspirants need to learn to manage their time as they will train most days. Match fixtures are usually evenings and weekends. Since the players need to travel with their football clubs or team to matches all over the world, so they may spend time away from home.

Top Companies

Successful Persons

Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhaichung Bhutia is a retired Indian footballer of Sikkimese-Bhutia descent who played as a striker. In 1993, at the age of sixteen, he left school to join the professional East Bengal F.C. in Calcutta. Two years later, he transferred to JCT Mills in Phagwara, which went on to win the India National Football League in the 1996–97 season. Bhutia was the top goal scorer in the league, and was chosen to make his international debut in the Nehru Cup. He was named "1996 Indian Player of the Year".

Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri (born 3 August 1984) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Indian club Bengaluru FC and the Indian national team. Chhetri began his career with Mohun Bagan of the National Football League after playing with City FC of New Delhi. After his first season with the club, the 2002–03 seasons, Chhetri had scored four goals as Mohun Bagan finished in seventh place in the table.

Subrata Pal

Subrata Pal (born 24 November 1986) is an Indian professional footballer who currently plays for DSK Shivajians in the I-League. Subrata began his career with local rivals East Bengal in 2007.

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