NASAA Academy has had a great first year, since setting up in January 2015 we’ve found an amazing, hardworking and dedicated team, that have pushed themselves and proved anything is possible when you put your mind to it.
In the first quarter of 2015 we were a small community based project, giving young people the opportunity to improve on their football skills. With the success of our community sessions, it sparked the idea to have our own official team. In June 2015 we had our first round of trials; 22 players were hand picked and AFC NASAA was born.
Many of our players were not recognised by other more well known clubs, some even being rejected for not being good enough but we looked beyond what they lacked and saw passion and skill. We knew with our dedicated coaches providing quality training and instilling key values and support in the players; we could bring out the best in them. And we were right!
Now at the end of our first season, having overcome all the odds against us we can officially say we are Champions!
AFC NASAA are the undefeated 2016 winners of the Under 13’s, London County Saturday Youth League and the Challenge Cup Winners.
After a fantastic season at the club we congratulate one of our new graduates for signing for West Ham. The hard work has only began but we are really proud of these boys and will continue to strive to give the boys in our community all the support needed to maximise their full potential.
As voted by the league we are delighted to announce that AFC Nasaa are the London County Saturday Youth Football League Team of the Year! A massive thank you to all players, coaches and everyone working behind the scenes. This award is for everyone!
What a season for this group of lads. Not only have they won the league, but they are now Challenge Cup champions. Unreal year for the team. Big shout out to all the players, coaches, family members that were out to support today. Without you guys Nasaa is nothing.