Who We Are

A registered and certified footballing initiative aimed at engaging, educating and empowering children from diverse communities to create legacies based on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for a long lasting social impact in India.


We have partnered with an organization called ‘Coaches Across Continents’, the global leaders in Sports for Social Impact.

Meet the team


  • Founder and Director of Sparky Football
  • 2014 Indian Freestyle Football Champion, awarded by Dennis Irwin (Manchester United).
  • Certified Football for Life Skills coach by Coaches Across Continents (USA)
  • Karnataka Team Coach for National Inclusion Cup, 2017.
  • 2015 Hero Of Bangalore Award winner, received by Santosh Hegde (Chief Justice of India)
  • Represented India at Lyon, France for Euro 16 as a freestyle football mentor and athlete
  • TEDx Speaker.
  • Psychology Graduate

Wisilu Bou (Andrew)

  • 21 year old National level Freestyler, currently residing in Bangalore
  • State Level player
  • Represented Karnataka in the National Inclusion Cup, 2017
  • Selected for Slum Soccer World Cup, Norway
  • Sparky Young leader (Origin – Home of Faith)
  • Football Freestyler
  • With Sparky since, 2013
  • Andrew, “ Sparky Football is an opportunity for me to change the lives of millions of children through football and to impact the society positively”

Athreya Kadambi

  • 22 years old football enthusiast, pursuing a Triple Major in Journalism, Psychology and Literature
  • COACHES ACROSS CONTINENTS (CAC) Online Education Program (OEP) graduate, 2017
  • COACHES ACROSS CONTINENTS (CAC) On-Field certified coach, 2017
  • The Amateur League, 2018 Winner
  • Captained school and college Football teams, played in the Bangalore VTU and CBSE Clusters tournament
  • Football Freestyler
  • With Sparky since 2016
  • Athreya, “Helping the underprivileged with Sparky Football is a blissful experience and even if I were to die tomorrow, I’d be happy to have left the world making hundreds and thousands of children smile!”

Akshay Singh . R

  • A 24 year old footballer plying his trade in C Division Football, Bangalore
  • COACHES ACROSS CONTINENTS (CAC) on-field certified coach, November2017
  • District level Football player
  • Engineering Graduate
  • With Sparky since September, 2016
  • Akshay, “Working with Sparky Football and children at Desire Society has been a life changing experience for me! To me, Sparky is family!”