INDIAN & INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL NEWS - MAY : 2014

AIFF Academy Group A away-match against Frenz Harimau Muda, Malaysia on May 17. 08.05.2014 : KFC. | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE | LIKE FB ||

AIFF PRESS RELEASE : All India Football Federation's U-16 Kalyani Regional Academy will be among the twelve Teams who will lock horns for top honours in the 2nd edition of the Asia U-16 Champions Trophy 2014, which would be played on a home and away basis.

The AIFF Academy boys begin their campaign in a Group A away-match against Frenz Harimau Muda, Malaysia on May 17, 2014. Besides, the others Teams in the Group are Frenz United, Indonesia; PVF FA, Vietnam; Timor Leste U-16 National Team and Home United SC, Singapore; while Defending Champions Chonburi FC, Thailand; Frenz United, Malaysia; Lao Toyota FC; Guangdong FA, China; Mandalay Academy FC, Myanmar and Phnom Penh Crown FC, Cambodia comprise Group B.

The Participating Teams have been divided into two Groups of six Teams each where they would be playing against each other on a home and away format. The top two from each Group then proceed to the Semis which would also be played on a Home and Away format along with the third-place play-off and even the Final.

The Tournament was officially launched at the Paradigm Mall in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday (May 7) afternoon. It was preceded by a Technical Workshop involving participants from all the 12 Teams. The Champions would go back richer by USD 100000 while the runners-up will pocket USD 25000; while the 3rd and the 4th placed-Teams would be awarded USD 10000 and USD 5000 respectively.

Besides, there would be separate Awards for the most valuable Player of the Tourament (USD 2500) and the Award for the Golden Boot (USD 2500). Head Coach Gautam Ghosh said the format of the Tournament would be a “wonderful experience for his boys."The boys would get to play in five different Countries, that too on a home and away format. I would like to thank AIFF for providing us this opportunity. Such a Championship would further enhance the overall development of the boys," he told www.the-aiff.com.

"In a Youth Development setup, results stay immaterial. But tell me, leaving out AFC age-group Tournaments, when did ever an Indian Team, that too an U-16 bunch of boys, get such an opportunity? This only depicts AIFF’s seriousness to give exposure to our boys," he stated. "Our boys are very excited to be a part of the Asian Champions Trophy."

Frenz United Football Club President Dato Noor Ihsan said they are “waiting eagerly” for AIFF XI to play in the Tournament. "After the success of the first edition we felt we need to approach others Teams as well. Hence, we looked to the East and roped in a Team from China and when we looked westwards, we just could't look beyond India. We are waiting eagerly for the AIFF Academy boys to play," he told www.the-aiff.com.

The AIFF Academy boys would play all their Home Matches at the Barasat Stadium under the lights. The matches on May 24, May 31 and June 21 would also be telecast live on DD Sports.

AIFF XI'S FIXTURES:

May 17 (Away): vs Frenz Harimau Muda, Malaysia
May 24 (Home): vs Frenz United, Indonesia (Live on DD Sports)
May 31 (Home): vs PVF Vietnam (Live on DD Sports)
June 11 (Home): vs Frenz, Harimau Muda, Malaysia
June 14 (Away): vs Home United, Singapore
June 21 (Home): vs Home United, Singapore (Live on DD Sports)
June 28 (Away): vs PVF, Vietnam
July 5 (Away): vs Frenz United, Indonesia
July 12 (Away): vs Timor Leste National Team
July 19 (Home): vs Timor Leste National Team

Ex-JCT and India International footballer G.S.Parmar No more. 08.05.2014 : KFC. | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE | LIKE FB ||

ex jct player parmar no more JCT PRESS RELEASE : Ex-India International and JCT FC Ex - Footballer Mr.G.S.Parmar (JCT's Legendry & International Footballer) has expired last evening, He was 62. He was suffering from Cancer and was under treatment at Fortis, Mohali. His cremation will take place at Cremation Ground, Near Karan Vikram Palace (& Nr.Petrol Pump), Dasuya Tanda Road, Hoshiarpur, at 12.00 Noon. G.S.PARMAR

Date of Birth   : 2-1-1952
Place of Birth  : Baddon - PUNJAB
Position        : Defender
Nationality     : Indian

 PLAYING CAREER

 18 Years for JCT
 15 Times - played for Punjab Team in 
Santosh Trophy
 
 Wored as Dy. Manager (Security) with JCT 
Limited, Phagwara.

 AWARDS/HONOURS
 1984 Conferred with Maharaja Ranjit Singh
Award by the Punjab 
 Government.

 OTHER HONOURS / REPRESENTATION
 1978 to 1982 --  Represented Indian national team.
 1979, 1982   --  India Team Captain.
 1980         --  Played in Pre-Olympic  at Singapore.

 Played for JCT in Queens Cup at Bangkok and 
against South Africa,  Bangkok, Thailand.

History in World Football : Women Football Coach in Men Football in France Liga-2.

 Helena Costa Female coach in France Men Football 07.05.2014 : KFC. | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE | LIKE FB ||

Historical Moments. French Liga 2 Football team Clermont Foot FC have named female Coach Helena Costa. She was the head coach of Iran's National Women Football team. The 36 years old Helena have professional experience both in Male and Female team earlier. She was the men's Youth football coach of Benfica FC between 1997 and 2010 and in 2005/06 season she coached Lisbon League Serie B men's side Cheleirense FC and Qatar's women International Squad.

She was scouting Celtic Men teams from 2008-2011 and going to join Clermont Foot. She is qualified having Masters degree in sports science, UEFA A license. His team Clermont Foot now is the 14th place in Liga 2 which earned promotion from Liga 3 in 2007.

An another Women Coach Carolina Morace who once coached Italian Serie C side Viterbese FC but she coached the tram for two months only for two matches in 1999. Nelly Viennot, the lady previously served as an assistant referee in France, also officiating in Champions League games. In India, Maria Rebello officiate as Lady Referee in tiop tyre Indian football League called I-LEAGUE.

As Lady in men's Football Eva Carnerio was the First team Doctor of EPL side Chelsea while Karren Brady was the Vice chairman of EPL side West Ham United. In 2012 The 24-year-old Nemcic, a former Croatia women's international and part-time modelwas taken over as coach of a Croatian men's football team - fifth division side NK Viktorija Vojakovac.