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Tea Board launching Football Development Project. with East Bengal..

17.12.2013 : KFC. | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE      Share Button

The Tea Board of India with the technical expertise with East Bengal Club is launching Football Development Project to the grass root level. Football is the most enthusiastic sports in the tea gardens. The aim of the project is to spot the talents from the remote areas of Tea Gardens with a aim for the U 17 World Cup which is scheduled at 2017.

An agreement has being signed between East Bengal Club and Tea Board for the successful implementation of the development programme. Initially there will be a series of trails basically in three zones. The areas will be Coonoor, Tezpur and Siliguri from where the trails are to be conducted. The age of the footballers should be between 13 years to 22 years. A maximum of 48 footballers will be finalized for the for the zonal teams with 16 from each regions.

A national level tournament between the zonal teams will be played at Kolkata during the month March. The selected 48 footballers would be grant an annual scholarship of 30,000 rupees by Tea Board Of India. Ranjan Cowdhury will be in the project as adviser with eminent coaches in different zones.

AIFF D License Coaching Course ended at Himachal Pradesh..

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HIMACHAL PRADESH FOOTBALL association organized the AIFF D - licence course at Sundernager MANDI ON 12 TO 16 DEC. 35 Candidates came here from various parts of Himachal Pradesh along with 3 candidates from other states to attend the Course.

Deepak sharma, The General Secretary of Himachal Pradesh Football Association told that this is their 1st initiative for AIFF Coaching course here in the state. Their target is to make professional coach more than 500 throughout the state. As the state now concentrate the Grass root Football therefore, the candidates who will get AIFF 'D' Lisenced coach will be involved to run the Football Academies and Coaching Camps through out the State.

Sharma also told that, After 2010, HIMACHAL PRADESH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION organized 2 Referees courses, AIFF D licence Course and ALL INDIA FOOTBALL FESTIVAL for 2 TIMES at Mandi. They will keep organising the Football Festival every year.

MR AMIT PAL SINGH PRESIDENT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION said, the Association will start the sub division football league under 14 called GRAMIN FESTIVAL to search the Football talents from the rural areas. The Association plans to publish their own Football Tournament Calender after JAN.2014

Santosh Trophy 2013 - Selection of Team Goa..

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GFA PRESS RELEASE : Santosh Trophy 2013: Selection trials for Santosh Trophy will be held at Duler Ground, on 16.12.2013, at 10.30 a.m. The following players are requested to report to the Head Coach - Mr. Vishwas Gaonkar with full playing kit:

Girish Naik, Agnelo Colaco, Agnelo Quardros, Perryson Rebello, Gammy Costa, Ashley Araujo, Myron Pereira (Sesa FA)

Wellington Fernandes, Cruz Gomes, Manuel Crasto, Royden Camelo, Joy Gonsalves, Blake Haldankar (Goa Velha SC)

Reagan Juliao, Stanley D'Silva, Prajot Naik, Steven Fernandes, Freiman Peixoto, Alvito Miranda (Laxmi Prasad SC)

Siddhesh Morje, Gary D'Mello, Don Bosco, Joston Pereira, Aiken Dias, Samson Fernandes (Vasco SC)

Mario Mascarenhas, Valintin D'Silva, Marcus Fernandes, Prestley Colaco (Santa Cruz)

Bonny Niasso, Melwin Fernandes(Wilred Leisure SC)

Nicholas Fernandes (Salgaocar SC)

Cresson Antao (Dempo SC) and Mr. Milton Rocha.