Academica Futebol Club offers club soccer programs for boys & girls from U8-U23. AFC clubs compete in the CJSA Premier League and/or Region I Premier League.

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 Welcome to AFC


AFC is entering its 17th full year of existence. The club was founded in the spring of 2003 with the idea of introducing youth players to a higher level of soccer. Since its brief existence, AFC has expanded the club with Youth Developmental Academies, Premier Developmental teams, Premier teams.Our youth programs are based in Meriden, CT

Teams are identified by the name AFC Pride and/or Courage

Our ultimate goal is to be an Elite Futebol Club; become one of, if not, the best soccer club in Connecticut. Through our club’s commitment to individual player development within the confines of well-organized team play, AFC feels it’s an achievable goal.

AFC is owned and managed by the Collegiate Soccer System, LLC. Collegiate Soccer System was founded in 1993. The company at the time offered a variety of summer programs and now has grown into an all-year round soccer industry. Our organization consists of two business identities: Academica Futebol Club and AFC Academies/Camps. For more information regarding either of the programs, please click on either program in the above navigation menu.

Enjoy the website, we hope you find it user friendly and please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding any of our programs.

Sincerely yours,

Tony Horta