Kozhikode, the third largest city in Kerala, the town with a long recorded history, the city of spices, the city of sculptures is also the second Mecca of Football. When the Portuguese navigator Vasco Da Gama landed at the Kappad sea shore with three vessels and 170 men, little had he thought that he had stepped on a land, with football in the air, waves and shore, widely and madly adored by the young and the old, the rich and the poor alike.
With its long shore line and plain terrain, even the toddlers of kozhikode are attracted towards this ‘magic globe’ which make them fit physically and mentally, to face the challenge both, in the match field as well as the world outside.
Crescent Football Academy is the culmination of the selfless effort and enthusiasm put in by a group of football lovers over the years, with an aim to mould the best football players, thereby contributing their share to the field of Indian football. This Academy attained its present organizational form and derived its name during the year 2000, after pushing itself forward, facing many odds from its humble, beginning as ‘Crescent Football teams, 18 long years back, at the J.D.T. Islam School ground, Vellimadukunnu, Kozhikode, Kerala. The J.D.T group of institutions has always stood by the side of the Academy right from the beginning with their profound blessing and benevolent patronage.
Today, Crescent Football Academy has come a long way, still heading towards its goal, proudly shaping and polishing the talents of the budding players each year. The finest, innovative and scientific soccer coaching, will surely help them to bloom fully in Indian Football.
A majority of the 110 children of different age groups are sure to become shining stars in the horizon, flaunting the beauty and skill of the game.