With the aim to give a suitable platform to the youth of Kashmir for show-casing and enhancing their sporting skills, a football coaching camp was organised at Pampore from 24 Jan to 29 Jan 2019 by the Pampore Army Camp for outstanding football players of Etihad Football Club, an army spokesman said.
"These players belong to a very humble background and needed assistance to chisel their talent. For smooth conduct of coaching, two renowned coaches and one physician were hired for the duration of the camp. The players were provided with complete football kit and a special diet. On culmination of coaching camp the football kits were gifted to the players and certificate of participation was awarded to each player by Commanding Officer Pampore Army Camp at Shar."
"The players were exuberant and requested that more such type of coaching be organised regularly in the future. Coaches said that such initiatives will definitely help to identify new talent in the valley who can make it to the state and national level in the future," the spokesman said.