The province of Yunnan is located in the southwest of China. The cultural and scenic diversity distinguishes this region, bordering with the countries of Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar.
The Football Academy is built on about 65.000m² in an ecoregion on the edge of Lake Fuxian Hu, about 40km away from Kunming, the provincial capital with over 7 million inhabitants. Kunming is known as "the city of eternal spring" for its moderate climate and flowers that bloom throughout the year.
There are several private beach facilities, boat docks and 5-star hotels, such as the Hilton Yuxi Fuxian Lake situated on the banks of the Fuxian Hu Lake. The region of Yuxi is ranked in the top 10 of the highest quality of life in China due to the quality of air, the mild climate and the low cost of living.