60 boys to study at BFF Academy School
Sixty young football enthusiasts – under 17 years, will continue studying without the concerns of missing classes while honing their skills in football with the Bhutan Football Federation’s (BFF) starting the first Football Academy School at Changjiji. The academy was inaugurated yesterday.
These young footballers, from across the country were selected by the BFF for the under-13, 16 and 17 national squads. When they grow up, most of them are expected to join the senior national team or become club players.
The 60 boys from classes VII to X will begin their academic session today. There are eight teachers.
BFF’s media and marketing head, Phuntsho Wangdi, said the BFF would upgrade the school from class VI to XII in the future.