INDIAN & INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL NEWS

FIFA-Interpol Workshop to enlighten on evils of match manipulation.

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A FIFA-Interpol Workshop on 'Tackling Match Fixing and Corruption in Football' will be held from January 15-16, 2014 in New Delhi. The Workshop is part of FIFA-Interpol Training, Education and Prevention initiative and is being partnered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Besides representatives from FIFA, Interpol - the World's largest Police Organisation, and CBI, the Workshop and would also be attended by representatives from Delhi Police. Officials from Mumbai Police have also been invited for the same.

Furthermore, representatives from All India Football Federation (AIFF), International Cricket Council (ICC), Football Club owners would also be present along with representatives from the Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs.Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran, FIFA Development Officer for South and Central Asia who is coordinating the two-day meet said the priority stays to "educate all stakeholders."

"FIFA has a partnership with Interpol since 2011 and the focus is to put into place the preventive measures and educate all the stakeholders and key players about the menace of match manipulations. We intend to engage all the law enforcing agencies in the act," Dr. Prabhakaran told www.the-aiff.com. "I need to complement All India Football Federation for being proactive and coming on board for bringing this initiative to India," he added.

"A Partnership development meeting involving the key stakeholders of Football and Law Enforcement Agencies would also be held at the end of Workshop," Dr. Prabhakaran informed. "This Group will be taking the discussion forward and put in place the framework and continue the process of educating all about the manipulation and related issues."

As part of the Programme, the two-day Workshop will throw light on various match-fixing scenarios and the links involved in it. A separate session will be devoted on Interpol demonstrating as how to combat 'Match-fixing.' The tool available in the fight against corruption in sport including identifying key stakeholders, importance of information collection and sharing, training and education and how to overcome barriers and motivate key factors will furthermore be explained.

FOOTBALL MUMBAI : 2nd edition of Mumbai Rush Soccer Champions League to start.

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The much anticipated 2nd edition of the player development Neumec Mumbai Rush Champions league is back. Following up on the runaway success of the 1st edition of a high adrenaline league consisting of Mumbai's top 400 children selected from over 1000 children by Tim Schulz - former USWNT FIFA WC Coach and Fr. Lawrence FIFA Grassroot Coaches Instructor.

The winners of the 1st edition were presented with custom made trophy and seven players from U10 to U16 age group were adjudged as the player of the tournament. They were awarded Rs.10 lakh worth of training scholarship, Hamza the find of the league received training for 6 months in Mumbai, 1 month in Goa and 1 month USA and is in the process of continuing his studies and football training in USA under Rush Soccer.

THE PRE-EVENT

Inter School League on 9th and 16th Jan 2014. Its a 400 player tournament.
Elite School League on 11th Jan 2014. Its a 240+ players tournament

GENERAL INFORMATION

Category - Boys U10 / U12 / U14 / U17 and Girls U12 / U14
Round Robin League

AWARDS

1st Best :player will receive free training for 15 days in USA
2nd Best :Player will receive free training for 15 days in Goa
One best player per age category will receive free training for 1 year in Mumbai.
MRS CL Trophy: Winning Team - Rolling trophy
Medals & Certificate : Winners and Runner Up
Golden Boot : Highest goal scorer
Golden Gloves : Best Goal Keeper
Talented players will be selected to participate in MRSC CL 1st Division

Referees Seminar will be held by Karnataka F.A.

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