The Academy is a select group of players who have emerged as the best in Ligi Ndogo organized tournaments in Nairobi. These tournaments include: The Inter Centre, Ligi Ndogo East Africa, Tanzania Chipkizi tournament and organized friendly matches.
The Academy team comprises any player spotted as possessing exceptional talent and meeting the talent evaluation scores. They train together twice a week on Saturday and Sunday. The players are chosen from ages 12 to the senior level,brought to camp and trained within a set curriculum.Players who have been through the Academy program include notable names like Manchester City's John Guidetti,Sofapaka (Kenya) and Azam midfielder,Humphrey Mieno,FC Genk (Belgium) and Harambee Star's Ayub Timbe and many more.
This season Ligi Ndogo fed the national Tusker premier league with seven players.These inlcude:Defender Harry Gentle and striker Natty Kunrunmi (Muhoroni Youth),Charles Ouma and Salim Abdalla (Sofapaka),Jeremiah Bright (Tusker),Edwin Wanjala (KCB) and Bobby Ogolla (Machindra,Nepal).
And as other players leave more players are promoted to the senior team from the lower ranks.This season will feature midfielder Edwin Mkanda,striker Edgar Odhiambo and another defender in Wayne Njau.