AFC U-14 Football Festival-Nepal
Sajid All Set To Lead India
Srinagar, May 15: Valley’s only International football coach, Sajid Yousuf Dar is all set to lead Indian Under-14 football team in the AFC Under-14 Football Festival that kick starts at Kathmandu, Nepal on Friday.
Sajid a NIS, AFC-A licence coach was last month appointed by All India Football Federation as chief coach of under-14 Indian football team. His assignment involved to prepare and lead the team for the Kathmandu event. Tarun Roy and Muhamad Yusuf Ansari will be his deputies while Vishnu K N is the physiotherapist.
The team will leave for Kathmandu on Wednesday after a conclusion of two month coaching camp held at Kalyani, West Bengal. In the camp 34 players from all over India participated and out of them 22 were selected for the main event at Kathmandu, Nepal.
Talking to Greater Kashmir from Kalyani, Sajid said, “This is the new beginning towards the development of Indian Football and we all hope that the boys will certainly enjoy their play in the festival. We will be playing with the new style and all boys including the supporting staff have worked hard to get our team in a good shape. Hopefully we all will come up with expectations and better performances.”
“Our two month long camp for the tournament comes to end today and we will be leaving to Nepal on Wednesday. During the camp we also played some practice matches with some of the Under 14 academies of Bengal, and in all the matches the performance of the boys was appreciable,” he said.
He said that he is confident that team will perform well in the event there by will bring laurels for the country and State.
“I would like to thank Scott (Technical Director Academies) and Shubankar Mukherjee (AIFF) for providing all possible support for making this camp successful one” he said.
Tarun Roy(AFC-A Licence and former International footballer) who is the Asstt Coach/ Manager said, “Our chief coach Sajid, me and the Yusuf Ansari worked hard with the boys and now we are looking forward to harvests”.
TEAM: Subrata Das, Sam, Dheeraj, Shain Khan, Jayananda, Jerry, Lalrintuanga, Amit,Deepak, Sadik, Amay, Prasonjit,Kishen Azhar, Abhijit, Schubert, Aaron,Vineet, Kiran, Kuntiew, Bodo, Chanmitre, Owasim,Jonathan, Veegan, Loyamgamba, Malsawmkima,Bedeshwor, Hasil, Zonunmawia, Krishna Pandit, Edmund, Kapil and Sourav.
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