FK NFA was a football team, which was based in Kaunas, Lithuania. The last season, (2018), was played in I Lyga,[1] the second tier of Lithuanian football. NFA means National Football Academy, and this team represented this organisation. The club participated in competitions without licensing needing for other football clubs.

FK NFA
Full nameNacionalinė Futbolo Akademija
Nickname(s)talentai
Founded(2006)
DissolvedNovember 2018; 1 year ago (2018-11)
GroundNFA Stadium
Capacity300
ManagerGintaras Krasauskas
LeaguePirma lyga
201810th (Pirma lyga)

HistoryEdit

The National Football Academy was established in 2006.[2]

In 2012 it was founded for the team, I Lyga. In that season they were in 6th places. After the season heads of NFA decided play in 3rd tier.

In 2013 the club competed in II Lyga (3rd tier). After the first half of the season the club was in 3rd position. FK NFA withdrew mid season, their license was taken over by FC Stumbras, who went on to win the first place. The head coach of FC Stumbras was son of the president of LFF (Lithuanian Football Federation).

In 2017 FK NFA was re-established again. It played in II Lyga, won the top spot and gained promotion to I Lyga.

In 2018 I Lyga the club reached the 10th position.[3] After the season the NFA was going to be restructured, and the team became defunct.

StadiumEdit

NFA Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kaunas, Lithuania. The stadium used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of FK Kauno Žalgiris, FC Stumbras and other team in early spring, later autumn and winter seasons. And for FK NFA this stadium is for all home matches.

KitEdit

NFA colors currently are white shirts, black shorts, and white socks. Away kits are red shirts, green shorts, and green socks.

Kit changesEdit

 
 
 
 
 
2012 (Home)
 
 
 
 
 
2012 (Away)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2018 (Home)
 
 
 
 
 
2018 (Away)

Kit manufacturer; Hummel

Current squadEdit

Updated 2 August, 2018[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   LTU Kajus Urbietis
12 GK   LTU Povilas Survila
22 DF   LTU Germanas Daškevičius
23 DF   LTU Kipras Kažukolovas
DF   LTU Matas Gavrilovas
DF   LTU Ernestas Mockus
DF   LTU Arnas Paura
DF   LTU Deividas Raulinaitis
DF   LTU Matas Voronko
No. Pos. Nation Player
6 MF   LTU Matas Ramanauskas
9 MF   LTU Domantas Vitkus
MF   LTU Ainas Bareikis
MF   LTU Artūr Dolžnikov
MF   LTU Lukas Jakavičius
MF   LTU Valdas Paulauksas
MF   LTU Vilius Piliukaitis
MF   LTU Domantas Putrius
FW   LTU Robertas Ratkevičius
11 FW   LTU Titas Aukštuolis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I lyga - Lietuvos Futbolas". lietuvosfutbolas.lt. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Nacionalinė akademija - Lietuvos futbolo federacija". lff.lt. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  3. ^ ""Panevėžys" iškovojo LFF Pirmos lygos titulą". LFF.lt. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  4. ^ "NFA - Lietuvos Futbolas". lietuvosfutbolas.lt. Retrieved 13 December 2018.

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