Cordia-Southall Football Academy, Sanghol, established at Cordia Institutes Campus, is a joint initiative of Mr. Charanjit Singh Gill, Chairman, Southall Football Club, UK, and Rt. Hon Lord Diljit Rana, Chairman, Cordia Institutes, Punjab. The academy was jointly established and inaugurated by them on July 12, 2017.
There is tremendous sports talent in Punjab. The academy aims at identification of football playing talent among the children, both boys and girls in the region, train them to become junior and senior level international football players. The international level grounds, coaches, and facilities are being created to be provided to the budding players to sharpen their talents. Both Southall Football Club and Cordia Institutes have jointly ventured into collaboration with a commitment to invent and mobilize resources to train children to become professional football players.
Mr. Tommy Taylor, an international football player and Coach, UK, Mr. Sanjeev Sharma, Director, Southall Football Club, UK, and other sports supporters have joined hands to promote football in Punjab.
Ms. Urmil Verma, Executive Trustee and Director, Lord Rana Foundation Trust, UK is the motivational force and executing authority of the Cordia-Southall Football Academy, Sanghol.