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Mpumalanga Black Aces has a fully fledged Academy based in Gauteng which is supported by an international partnership with Manchester City FC, who are Black Aces ‘Official Regional School of Football Partner’. 

As part of the three-year partnership, City will deliver coaching programs to local children, teaching them the same training techniques and philosophies used by City’s first team that, of course, includes African Player of the Year, Yaya Toure.

In addition to local children learning how to play the “City way”, the Black Aces Academy coaches will also benefit from the delivery of a City Coach Education Program, and will have the opportunity to shadow City’s coaches in South Africa.  They will also travel to Manchester, where their academy will play games against the Club’s youth academy sides. 

The primary aim is to become the preferred football academy in South Africa where the youth of today be developed to show off their potential, learn new skills and techniques in a fun, inclusive and safe environment, all under the guidance of our highly qualified coaching staff.

Our Academy is run by a qualified team of committed people who are passionate about the game and want to give talented youngsters, many of them from under-privileged backgrounds, an opportunity to better themselves in life through the achievement of their football dreams.                                 

The Academy has football teams playing in the SAFA Gauteng Development League (SGDL):

  • Under 12 playing in the SGDL under-13
  • Under 13 playing in the SGDL under-13
  • Under 14 playing in the SGDL under-15
  • Under 15 playing in the SGDL under-15
  • Under 16 playing in the SGDL under-17
  • Under 17 playing in the SGDL under-17
  • Under 19 playing in the SGDL under-19

The Academy has fields of good quality, all with lighting and full time grounds people maintaining the facility.

Visit Academy Website:

Academy Director (Acting)
Tony Dias
+27 (0) 11 615 9318

The Academy has a progressive football coaching philosophy and in this vein encourages coaches to do coaching courses. The club is always looking for coaches so if you have an interest in coaching contact the Academy Director.

Please watch out for our trials which we periodically perform by visiting

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