The Younghusband Football Academy will put its stamp on the Pilipinas Cup
The Younghusband Football Academy (TYFA) is comprised of Philip and James Younghusband, renowned Filipino British football players who both played for CHELSEA FC, one of the world’s largest football clubs in the world.
Through their stay at Chelsea, they have received UEFA Coaching Badges, enabling them to teach and coach European Style. They are currently playing for the Philippine National Team and the LOYOLA MERALCO SPARKS FOOTBALL CLUB playing at the UFL (United Football League). The Academy’s Executive Director, Mary Catherine Nazareno Rivilla, is the only Filipino having been awarded the prestigious Match Commissioner of the Year in 2008 by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and also given recognition by the Philippine Sportswriters Association in 2009 for her contribution to Philippine Football.
Having realized the International Football scene, the vision of TYFA is to create world class football talent throughout the Philippines. We believe that Football is the sport for the Filipino.
TYFA will be fielding a full roster of 7 teams in the Pilipinas Cup. They will definitely will put their stamp on the prestigious tournament with their brand of possession football