AC Milan to open academies in India

27 January 2020

AC Milan
Photo: Getty Images According to the club, the first year's goal is to involve more than 600 children aged between five and 18 years.

The three-year agreement will see the Italian club launch three academies in the Indian state of Kerala, with more to follow.

Milan already have academies in 19 countries as part of a strategy to globalise the club's values.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

AC Milan are strengthening their presence in India by opening three academies in the state of Kerala, a development underpinned by the club's ambition to spread their values around the world.   

As part of a three-year agreement, the three initial academies will be opened in the cities of Kozhikode, Malappuram and Ernakulam, with additional academies to be established in Kasargod, Kannur and Trissur in the seasons that follow.

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