Cyberlynx International College is pleased to announce that it has signed up with Southampton Football Club as its International Academy Partner in Malaysia.
Cyberlynx International College offers a range of diploma courses in the areas of Sports, Business, IT and Law Enforcement. The college was established in 2006 and offers the Diploma in Football Studies as its signature programme. All students in Cyberlynx, irrespective of the courses they study, are given free access to its professional football development programme within the Cyberlynx Football Club, more popularly known as, Cyberlynx FC.
Many may not be aware that Southampton Football Club which plays in the English Premier league, operates one of the most successful and best professional football academies in the United Kingdom with a focus on player development and education. The partnership will see Southampton FC’s Academy supporting Cyberlynx’ professional football development & education programmes in Malaysia.
Mark Abrahams, SFC’s Director of Business & Community Development commented; “We’re looking forward to working with Cyberlynx over the coming years & we’re delighted to be working with an organisation that recognises the power of sport and in particular, football. There’s has been a natural synergy between both parties since we began discussions as we have a shared purpose and expertise in developing young people to fulfil their potential.”
The Partnership will see a range of opportunities for Cyberlynx staff, students & the wider community to engage with Southampton FC’s renown coach & player development programme. Areas of focus include access to the highly regarded SFC player development curriculum and the SFC e-Learning Programme, as well as SFC Academy staff visiting Malaysia to deliver Soccer Clinics for young players and masterclasses for coaches when travel corridors open up and it is safe to travel.
Managing Director of Cyberlynx, Dato’ Nathan Mahalingam added; “We chose Southampton FC as they are one of the best football Academies in UK with a focus on football training and education similar to what Cyberlynx is trying to achieve in Malaysia. Our coaches and students will benefit greatly from the years of knowledge and expertise that Southampton FC has amassed in producing top level football players for many of the top teams in the World. This partnership will bring football education in Malaysia to a new level and is also in line with our plans to develop pathways for our outstanding players to train and play overseas”.