GRASS ROOT FOOTBALL - INDIA (MOHUN BAGAN- WB) -2016 || 2014-2015 GRASS ROOT FOOTBALL - INDIA
MOHUN BAGAN celebrates AFC Grassroots Football Day
15.05.2016 : Mohun Bagan organised the Grassroots Football Festival on 15th May,2016 at the Mohun Bagan Athletic Club Ground amidst much fanfare and a carnival-like atmosphere, to commemorate AFC Grassroots Day among the grassroots players. A large number of boys of 8 to 14 years of age groups, were the participant of the festival.
The event was kicked off at 8 a.m. at Club ground. Mohun Bagan A and B team of U-14 played against Mohun Bagan A and B team of U-12 .Beside the above U-8 and U-10 boys were engaged in the various fun drills and games, which were divided into eight stations of activity, by Mohun Bagan Youth Coaches. The aim of the festival was primarily to create interest among the kids for the sport and also to provide them the right platform to display their talents.
The eventful Sunday witnessed of almost 200 junior players participating who will be the future of Bengal as well as for Indian football. The festival was conducted and supervised by Mr. Ananta Ghosh Head of Youth Development of Mohun Bagan. Mr. Ghosh quoted -“He was very satisfied with the event and appreciated the initiative taken by AFC/AIFF to organise this kind of an event for the grassroots boys and to promote and develop the game of football”.