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High Performance Trials 2020

November 8, 2019

The Caravella Football Academy High Performance Program is the first fully integrated football program in Far North Queensland. Combining high-level and cutting edge football education with the latest methods in strength and conditioning, this program is for the most dedicated of footballers that want to develop themselves towards an elite level. The HPP program is now in its third year of operation, perfectly complimenting club and representative commitments.

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September exclusive: 1v1 with Zenon Caravella

July 28, 2019

12 spots available for the month of September only! Register before you miss out!

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Caravella takes Sydney: 2018

September 10, 2018

In July, we completed our mega 12 day Sydney trip with 36 Far North Queensland players aged 9-14 having experienced so many amazing and unique experiences that will have inspired and motivated them to be the best players they can be. And now, our U8’s and U11’s are preparing for the Sydney International Cup starting September 29th.

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FNQ Youth Cup 2019 – Dates announced

September 10, 2018

In April 2018, 300 elite players from all over Australia came together for the FNQ Youth Cup which combined one day of optional advanced training followed by a 2-day tournament featuring some of the best teams and academies from all over the country. In 2019 we’re taking it to a whole new level with a more teams, more regions and a new world class location, The Grounds in Woree.

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High Performance program 2019

September 10, 2018

We’re nearly three quarters of the way through the inaugural Caravella High Performance Program and we have seen some incredible results from our players this year. And wiith our move to world class football facility The Grounds Cairns, 2019 is shaping up to be even bigger and better than ever.

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Countdown to the biggest Cairns junior football event is on!

March 29, 2018

Cairns, are you ready for the biggest junior football event to happen to this city?

In an absolute first-of-its-kind 3-day football fest, elite players from all over Australia will come together for quality games and training and with a star-studded line-up of guest coaches, it’s in your best interest to black out that weekend so you can come check out not only the talent but genuine stars of football. And all this, in our own backyard.

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Our star-studded line-up just got massive

March 3, 2018

Massive news coming out of Caravella HQ today with the confirmation of bonafide football superstars Shane Smeltz and Patrick Zwaanswijk as guest coaches for the Advanced Camp in Cairns this April.

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My goals for 2018 – Zenon Caravella

January 20, 2018

Last year, after we won our first tournament in Sydney, I tried to talk but it sounded like I had laryngitis. I had been yelling at my players you see, not in an aggressive way – because people know my coaching style isn’t that way inclined – but I had been yelling with pure joy. It took us four visits, 2 years of development and many, many games against really tough competition – after all, Sydney boasts some of the best juniors in Australia – but we had finally won a trophy. 

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Jace and Kai: The boys from Doomadgee

December 24, 2017

Australia has a rich indigenous history that in many ways influences modern Australian values. The oldest living culture in the world, we are proud to have siblings Jace and Kai Fraser representing the remote indigenous community of Doomadgee.

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Our upcoming star-studded Holiday Workshop

November 20, 2017

Caravella Football Academy is excited to announce our star guest coach for January is Premier League star and Channel 9 Sports commentator Michael Bridges! Sign up now as there are limited spots available.

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Caravella finishes Third in Yanmar Cup

November 20, 2017

History was made twice this month with Caravella Football Academy not only being the first ever Queensland team to compete in the highly regarded Yanmar Cup in Osaka but the first Australian team to bring home silverware.

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High performance program announced for 2018

November 13, 2017

Caravella Football Academy are excited to announce a new 40-week program in 2018 which will combine all facets of elite football development; cutting edge football education, strength and conditioning and nutrition.

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FNQ Youth Cup + Camp to be held in Cairns

October 18, 2017

Massive news over at CFA HQ where we are excited to announce a 4-day National Advanced Training Camp being held in Cairns this April 2018.

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CFA Introduces Caravella Beginners squad

October 10, 2017

Caravella Football Academy are excited to announce the introduction of our Caravella Beginners Squad – tailor made for U6 + U7 players starting their first season of football next year.

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Zenon’s Blog: Two years on

October 1, 2017

I know many former players that have had a very difficult transition from playing professional football to the next chapter. It’s a hard thing to explain, but professional sport gives you a focus like no other.

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