The national football training centre, located at Eerikkilä, provides excellent conditions for training all year round. Here you can improve your performance level both as an individual and as a team, whether you are a player or a coach.
Sami Hyypiä Academy becomes part of the Huuhkaja- ja Helmaripolku
Sami Hyypiä Academy and regional coaching centres will be merged under the new Huuhkaja- ja Helmaripolku unit. The aim is to raise Finnish player development to top international standards and reach motivated and talented junior players and clubs all over Finland. The aim is to also increase the number of skilled and trained coaches and enable clubs, the Football Association of Finland and Eerikkilä to share central football development data.
Jari Litmanen Areena
The football stadium in Eerikkilä is named Jari Litmanen Areena. The new name and the gallery of honour in the arena’s hallway are a tribute to the greatest Finnish footballer of all time and to the whole Finnish football culture. The arena has a fullsize high quality undersoil heated grass field and stand for 700 persons.
Complementary training for coaches
Cups & tournaments
Eerikkilä provides high-quality facilities for football and floorball, but also also other sports, all year round.
The Sami Hyypiä Academy utilizes Soccer Services Barcelona’s Ekkono Method, which is a modern football learning program for technical and tactical skills. The Ekkono Method has been structured, prioritized and phased logically as a learning program for game comprehension from child to adult.
FC Honka at Eerikkilä
Check out the FC Honka first squad preparing themselves for a match in Eerikkilä.
More than just training
We want to offer our guest athletes at least as good conditions for getting inspired and relaxed, as for training.
For the athletes' parents
Eerikkilä welcomes also the parents, grandparents and siblings of young athletes.
Have a nice and comfortable stay at our top-class villas, apartments or the hotel.
Restaurant and cafés
At Eerikkilä, we serve a versatile and tasty selection of locally produced food.