INDIAN & INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL NEWS - FEBRUARY : 2015

India National Coach Stephen Constantine Announced team for AFC U23 Championship Camp

25.02.2015 : KFC. | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE | LIKE FB

India National Coach Stephen Constantine Announced team for AFC U23 Championship Camp which will start in Goa from 1st march. The list of 32 probables for the Preparatory Camp for the AFC U-23 Championship is as follows:

GOALKEEPERS : Amrinder Singh (Pune FC), Albino Gomes (Salgaocar SC), Ravi Kumar (Sporting Clube de Goa), Reenesh TP (Shillong Lajong ).

DEFENDERS: Abhishek Das (Kingfisher East Bengal), Satish Singh, Zangpo Bhutia (both McDowell Mohun Bagan), Shankar (Bengaluru FC), Bikramjit Singh (Kalyani Bharat Football Club), Pawan Kumar (Salgaocar SC), Sandeep Singh, Nimdorjee Tamang (Shillong Lajong Football Club), Deepak (Bhowanipore SC), Denechandra Meitei.

MIDFIELDERS : Germanpreet Singh, Myron Fernandes, Vineet Rai (all Dempo SC), Manish Bhargav (McDowell Mohun Bagan), Siam Hangal (Bengaluru FC), Brandon Fernandes, Sumit Passi, Mauvin Borges (all Sporting Clube de Goa), Fanai Lalrempuia (Pune Football Club), Adarsh Tamang (McDowell Mohun Bagan).

FORWARDS : Seiminlen Doungel (Shillong Lajong Football Club), Udanta Singh (Bengaluru Football Club), Nadong Bhutia (Royal Wahingdoh), Haokip Thongkoshim (Pune FC), Jayesh Rane (Mumbai Football Club), Rajinder Kumar (Kalyani Bharat Football Club), Nikhil Kadam (Pune FC), Abhinash Rui Das (Kingfisher East Bengal).

PUCE FC WOMEN FOOTBALL TEAM STARTS PRACTICE

PUCE FC WOMEN FOOTBALL TEAM STARTS PRACTICE

24.02.2015 : KFC. | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE | LIKE FB

PSC PRESS RELEASE : After making history by becoming the first-ever I-League Club to conduct 'Open Trials' for a Women's side, Pune FC's newly formed Women's Team got down to business with the start of their regular training sessions. The 24-member squad which was shortlisted from the Open Trials' have been training under Coach Kalpana Dass, an AFC 'B' License holder, since the past couple of weeks at the Maharashtriya Mandal Sports Complex in Mukundnagar.

Coach Kalpana was excited about the developments and speaking on the talent shortlisted for the team, she said, 'During our selections, we looked for young, energetic and good first-touch players, which strengthens the team and also meets the quality of the game." She further added, "Being the first I-League team for women, I am sure the expectation is high... and to fulfill the same is the motive as we move ahead."

Having completed the registration process with the Poona District Football Association, the team will now be looking forward to participate in the first-ever Women's League to be conducted by the district body soon. For the first two months, the Pune FC Women's team will have sessions thrice a week at the Maharashtriya Mandal Sports Complex Turfs. Going forward, Pune FC aims to expand the system with increased frequency in sessions and also by starting an Under-15 team to train girls from a young age.