US University Connect Program

US University Connect

Are you an aspiring football player in India dreaming of studying abroad and pursuing your passion for the game? Look no further than the India Khelo Football (IKF) initiative. IKF is providing a groundbreaking platform for talented Indian footballers to showcase their skills and connect with US universities through sports trials.
IKF has collaborated with various US universities, allowing players to meet virtually with soccer coaches and explore opportunities for admission and scholarships. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to discover your path to US universities with IKF!

Venue : Sports Authority of India (SAI) Gyana Bharati Complex Netaji Subhas Road, opposite Bangalore University Hostel, Mallathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560056
Dates 6-8 April 2024
Universities Attending Union College of Kentucky, College of Charleston, Duke University, Harris Stowe State University, Lindsey Wilson College, University of Charleston, William And Mary College, University of North Florida, Catawba College, Winthrop University, Brevard College, Millikin University, Knox University, James Madison University, Graceland University, Northern Michigan University, Northwest Nazarene University, University of New Hampshire, University of North Carolina, Widener University, Norwich University, Clarkson University, Davis & Elkins College.

Multiple Universities on one platform

India’s only platform where multiple universities are part of to hunt best talent for their soccer team.

Play & Earn Degree

Under US Universty’s Student Athlete program you will be part of the team and will also earn a degree to secure your future.


Based on the footballing talent and your academics US University coaches will offer scholarships to deserving players.

India’s First

This is first of a kind of showcase event in India where university coaches will be viewing Indian talent directly.


We all know that pursuing higher studies abroad can be a dream come true for any student. And if you are a football enthusiast, it's even more exciting to know that there is a platform like the India Khelo Football (IKF) initiative that can help you turn this dream into reality. Through US University Connect Program conducted by IKF, talented football players in India have the opportunity to showcase their skills to soccer coaches from various US universities. This not only enables them to explore admission opportunities but also opens doors for scholarships. Imagine being able to pursue your passion for the game while also getting a world-class education at a renowned US university. IKF is making this possible by collaborating with universities that recognize the potential of Indian football players. So don't hold back, register for the sports trials with IKF and unlock the opportunities that await you on your journey towards US universities. With IKF, your dreams are within reach.


Jimmy Hayes

Co- Director of ProSoccerGlobal & Premier League Academy Scout. He has been involved in football for 40+ years, as a youth team player, youth and district representative team coach

Jimmy Hayes

Chris McGrath

Co-Director of ProSoccerGlobal & Licensed Football Intermediatory. In the last 12 years Chris have been involved in numerous transfers of academy age and senior players in the UK and Europe including youth and senior National Team players. As an Independent scout he has been consulted by both scouts and Sports Directors with a number of players subsequently being signed.

Chris McGrath

Tony Robinson

- Founder Galacticos Soccer Services - Ex Pro (Mansfield Town; Iraklis) - Ex High School All America - Duke University Men's Soccer 1981-84 - Ex USA U20 International - UEFA ‘A’ Licence - Ex FIFA Licensed Agent - 30+ Years Coaching Young Players

Tony Robinson


Date : 6-8 April 2024


  • Assessment on First Two Days
  • Selection of best talent who will qualify for final day showcase event.
  • Mega Showcase event in US Time Zone on Third Day

Stay wont be provided by IKF. Participants will have to arrange for their accommodation.


  • Register
  • Attend event and get selected for Showcase event.
  • Get scouted by participating Universities.
  • Connect with coaches and take your application ahead.
  • Selected players can work with consultants for the paperwork ahead. IKF can direct the parents regarding the same via its partners.