Three Shillong Lajong players will be travelling to Denmark to undergo a training programme at a Denmark based club..

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Three promising I-League players of Shillong Lajong Football Club, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Lalramluaha and Lalthuammawia Ralte, will be travelling to Denmark to undergo a training programme at a Denmark based club, FCV Vikings which is a famous name in the Danish 1st Division League.

The announcement of this trip was made during the press conference which was held in Kolkata after Shillong Lajong FC entered into an agreement with Anglian Holdings Sports and Marketing, a Dubai based, NRI owned Multi National Corporation, which is the first FDI Investment in Indian Football, with diverse global investments.

The three talented boys will leave Shillong on Saturday, the 14th of July 2012 and will be in Denmark till the 29th of July 2012. They will have access to the best training facilities in football and will be looking to make full use of this international exposure. The trip will also serve as an exercise to gauge the standards of the Indian League players, as the three boys seek to gain valuable international experience from this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

In the last 2 years, Shillong Lajong Football Club has achieved a torch bearing feat of sending an astounding 23 of its junior players to foreign soil to train and play in some of the world's best known clubs such as Manchester United,Inter Milan and Bayern Munich. However, the Denmark trip will be the first time that the Club is sending its I-league players abroad.

SLFC General Secretary Larsing M Sawyan, said that "the trip will serve as a platform to provide SLFC and its players an insight into European Club football and learn from the experience. We hope to conduct many such exposure trips in the future which shall include promising players, junior coaching staff, as well as managers and executives of SLFC".

Shillong lad Eugenson Lyngdoh said "I am very excited about going to Denmark and getting the experience to play with international players. It will be a new experience,and i am eagerly looking forward to it. We have heard so much about European players,and to actually get to play alongside them will take my playing to a new level. It will also equipped me with better skills and knowledge to grow as a footballer".

Lalramluaha added "I am quite excited and happy about the trip, as i will get to learn new things in good training facilities".

IFA is going to organise "Airtel Rising Stars" talent hunt on 28-29th July..

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The Indian Football Association (IFA) is going to organise "Airtel Rising Stars" talent hunt in Howrah Stadium on and from 28-7-12 to 29-7-12 Under-16 Soccer Talent (Born before 01.01.1996) as like India's Sixteen cities, with the association of Pro cam International. Selector of the U-16 Talent hunt For "Airtel Rising Stars" are Former Asian Gold Medalist, along with Former India Footballers.

In mornning 8-12 PM and then 1-5 PM the said talent hunt football will be organised. Final selection will be done on 29th July after selecting from 28th's programme. Potential participants has alreadycollected the Form of participation from IFA office.

"Airtel Rising Stars" is India's largest under-16 soccer talent hunt which will give some promising youngsters the chance-of-a-lifetime to train with Manchester United Soccer School and kick-off a career in professional football

Starting mid-July 2012, this 3-month long talent hunt will involve participation from over 10,000 young soccer players across 16 cities in India and hand-pick the best performers in skill tests, real time match simulations, and week-long coaching clinics with Manchester United Soccer School coaches etc.

Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. "Airtel Rising Stars" is a rigorous scouting program that will cover 16 cities across India (including Mumbai, Delhi, Goa, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chandigarh and Jaipur) and choose 12 talented footballers who will get the chance-of-a-lifetime to attend a week long training camp with Manchester United in Old Trafford, England.

The best 3 players from each city will then be picked to attend a final 6-day camp-cum-selection trials by coaches from Manchester United. The 48 players will be divided into four teams of 12 each and will be tested on different parameters before 12 of the best players are chosen to travel to Manchester United for a week and to train alongside the Manchester United Academy team.

Youth Champions of Jaipur Football club Shines through an extensive media campaign...

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Golden Sparrow Sports Academy under its aegis is taking a young team of boys from its 'Jaipur football club', to Gothia cup, the ultimate youth football tournament and carnival. The unsung young heroes of the team were caught unawares on one fine morning of July 3rd, when they started getting calls from their families, friends and from some ones whom they didn't even know; as the Jaipur city had series of Outdoors Up, towards this dream teams visit to Gothia Youth Cup 2012.

The first ever club from Rajasthan representing the state at an international Platform. And this team is very inspired and excited.

Now, with the Outdoors On, and the interview of these players on air in Radio City, with a PR mileage at local publications, our team is gradually making inroads in the minds of Rajasthan People. We are as such in no hurry, to build brand beyond manageability out of JFC; and that's why building a gradual peer group and circle for the Team JFC through these basic initiatives in regular interval. Says Director & CMO, Sandeep Hora.

We were already doing the heavy rounds of promotions using social networking; and we have a decent fan following being developed in last couple of months for the various initiatives we have taken, and football crazy youth is all gaga over JFC's vision and the developmental programs; which has helped us generate various requests and queries for professional association etc. Says Robin Xavier, Director & CEO, GSSA.

The media presence of our kids before the tournament has got them kicked up and added a lot to their positive mindset and now they have started believing more in their abilities and this self belief will do a sea of good to not only for them but for their families, friends and of course ultimately the Club, says CAO Dr. Nitasha Jain.