Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir State Football Academy (SFA) achieved added another feather in its cap by achieving three-star rating by qualifying Academy Accreditation on Tuesday from All India Football Federation (AIFF).
With this achievement SFA has joined leading football academies of the country like, TATA Football Academy Jamshedpur, Sesa Goa, Mohun Bagan Academy and few other reputed Academies.
The rating was done after assessment of documents that were submitted by J&K State Football Academy besides subsequent inspection conducted by Academy Certification under the Non-Residential Criteria.
Meanwhile, the ratings for star gradation as per AIFF is 1-star – 135-170 points, 2-star – 171-220 points, 3-star – 221-260 points, 4-star – 261-300 points, 5-star – 301 and more. SFA has secured a total of 225 points to get 3-star ratings.
Executive Officer and Spokesperson of SFA said that with full support from Jammu and Kashmir Football Association they have got 3-star rating from AIFF after successfully qualifying Academy Accreditation process which was followed by physical inspection.
“It is an honour to share the rating with leading football giants of the country that too in its 2nd year of existence,” he said.