Premier Skills

What is Premier Skills?

Premier Skills, our international partnership with the Premier League, uses football to develop a brighter future for young people around the world.

The programme currently operates in 19 countries across Asia, Africa and the Americas from Afghanistan to Zambia. To date, 7,600 Premier Skills coaches and referees have reached more than 1.2 million children and young people.

Ten years of Premier Skills – the exhibition

A collection of photographs and videos to celebrate ten years of positive impact around the world.

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Julius - Premier Skills coach

Julius is what Premier Skills is all about- he loves football and he knows how it can transform the lives of the people he cares about.

Kuntala - Premier Skills coach

Kuntala says she is "married" to the beautiful game. She's played at the highest level, for the women's national team and now she's bringing her skills to a whole new generation in Kolkata.

Liezl - Premier Skills coach

Thanks to Premier Skills I have been able to say to myself, ‘This is what I want to do. I can take this further’.

Nomonde - Premier Skills coach

Nomonde's dedication to football and to the people around her, means she's empowering the children she trains- and they love her for it.