JFA Academy Kumamoto Uki
JFA Academy Kumamoto Uki

Training Environment


Kumamoto Prefecture Football Centre is used for the academy's activities.

Coaching System

Japan's national team coaches such as the Olympic national team head coach, national training centre coaches and technical committee members come to give full cooperation and coach our student-athletes.

One head coach takes charge of each grade.Goalkeeper coaches and athletic trainers provide coaching.

Staff members live with the players in the dormitory to give opportunities for them to learn an appropriate lifestyles for athletes on and off the pitch.

We stay in close contact with the local school and work together for players to take all possible measures in coaching and support.

Uki City, Kumamoto Prefecture

Uki City, with population of 64,000 and an area of 189 square kilo meters, is located at the centre of Kyushu and Kumamoto Prefecture with the Kyushu's main artery National Route 3 and Kyushu Expressway running in a north-south direction. And the transport node connecting to Amakusa for west and Miyazaki Prefecture for east is blessed with physical conditions surrounding by beautiful rural landscapes and decorated by culture of Shiranui sea.The city is also located halfway between Kumamoto City and Yashiro City as it has rich water resource and greenery along with urban functions.

Its transportation network is developed as each prefecture of Kyushu is accessible by car or JR line within two hours.

Uki City is also known for producing Japan's top football players such as former Gamba Osaka midfielder Isogai Hiromitsu and Roasso Kumamoto forward Maki Seiichiro.

JFA Youth & Development
Official Partner

  • トヨタ自動車株式会社
  • ニチバン株式会社
  • 株式会社 明治
  • 株式会社モルテン

JFA Youth & Development Programme(JYD)

  • JFA Youth & Development Programme(JYD)


The JFA Ideal

Through football, we realise the full benefits that sports can bring to our lives
the soundness of our bodies, the expansion of our minds,
and the enrichment of our societies.

The JFA Ideal, Vision, Values