HISTORY



HISTORY 
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The Goal Academy Sdn Bhd (GA) has been providing quality football initiatives to the people of Malaysia ever since its incorporation in 2007. Based in Klang Valley, GA's unique brand of coaching programmes and events have reached over 2,000 players since the academy was founded.


APRIL 2007 / 
GA officially launches its coaching programmes and events to the public. The launch sees the introduction of Tots FC, the first-ever 'pre-school' coaching programme to be offered in Malaysia.


SEPTEMBER 2007 
/ GA host fun activity sessions in conjunction with the Sunway Medical Centre's 'Fit Club'.


MAY 2008 
/ GA compete in their first international football competition in Singapore.

NOVEMBER 2010 
/ GA take a party of Malaysian youngsters on a 16-day development tour of the United Kingdom. Sponsored by Air Asia and Lotto, the UK Tour was a great success with our young squad visiting professional football clubs and academies throughout England, including GA Partner Clubs, Sheffield Weds, Middlesborough FC and Rotherham Utd.


APRIL 2012 
/ GA launch an innovative 'elite-level' coaching programme, the GOAL Elite Development ProgrammeCurrently in its third season, the initiative offers talented young players the chance to realise their dreams of becoming a professional footballer. 


JUNE 2013 
/ GA announce a new chapter in its history, the launch of The Goal Academy Football Development Centre (FDC) at SMK Lembah Subang, Ara Damansara. A product of an agreement between The Goal Academy Sdn Bhd and the Ministry of Education Malaysia, work begins on the redevelopment of facilities at the school straight away, with Phase One completed by September 2013.


DECEMBER 2013 
/ GA welcome a shipment of 'state-of-the-art' football goalposts and coaching equipment from the UK, the only ones of their kind in Malaysia.


JANUARY 2014 
/ GA introduce the new GOAL Respect policy via its GOAL Elite Development Programme. Harnessing the power of football for positive change, GOAL Respect targets the social development of GA players and supporters to ensure that The Goal Academy continue to lead the way football is being coached at a grassroots level.


APRIL 2014 
/ GA expansion continues with the opening of a new office premises in Menara Oval Damansara to help improve the level of service provided to GA members.

AUGUST 2014 
/ GA launch GOAL Fitness, a brand new programme designed specifically for men and women looking to improve their fitness. The GOAL Fitness Training Programme offers a new kind of 'High-Intensity Interval Training' (HIIT), using football-specific drills and exercises to improve cardiovascular fitness whilst enhancing footballing ability.

AUGUST 2014 / GA launch of a brand new website. With detailed information sections for new customers, interactive 'members only' zone for existing players, the new GA website celebrates a new era for the football academy.