THE TRUTH: AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE CARAVELLA FAMILY. A LONG BUT IMPORTANT READ.
As you might know, we recently sent out a statement regarding the operation of FNQ Fives, the five-a-side tournament we started back in 2015. We came up with the concept and business model while Zenon was still playing in the A-League.Read More
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.Read More
In line with the Australian Government crowd regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be able to host the Far North QLD Youth Cup as planned April 13-16. But all is not lost – we have moved the dates to October 3-6 making for the ultimate end-of-season tournament in paradise!Read More
High Performance Q + A with Head Coach Zenon Caravella! ** With 2020 High Performance Program trials just around the corner and with a record number of triallists registered, we thought we’d speak to the man himself about what makes HPP at Caravella so special ** ⚽️ Let’s start with the basics. What’s HPP? The High Performance Program at CFA is the highest level at the academy and it’s been designed for players that want to challenge themselves as footballers to be the best they can be. It combines high-level, high-intensity football training with football specific strength and conditioning training …read moreRead More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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