Across 25 cities in China, Premier Skills has trained thousands of grassroots coaches and referees who have gone on to benefit the lives of more than one million young people. 

In Egypt, Premier Skills has a particular focus on empowering women and girls through football, to provide them with the leadership and communication skills to thrive in society and address the challenges they face in daily life.

In India, Premier Skills works with key national partners such as the Indian Super League, the Sports Authority of India, the All India Football Federation and the Indian Super League (ISL) to inspire and support marginalised young people, especially girls and young people through community projects and football training programmes in urban and rural regions across the north, south, east and west of the country.

In Indonesia, Premier Skills has built a strong partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the PSSI (national football association) to tackle some of the country’s most pressing social issues through football, across gender, disability, inclusion, education and health.

In Nigeria, Premier Skills has built a strong partnership with the Lagos and Kano State Football Association to empower grassroots coaches to address the needs of their local communities and tackle social issues such as violence against women and girls, a lack of female participation in sport, and poor school attendance rates.

In South Africa, Premier Skills has helped to address the country’s lack of qualified grassroots football coaches and referees, whilst tackling key social issues and supporting thousands of disadvantaged young people.

Read about the sustainable impact Premier Skills has had in countries around the world.