Jammu&Kashmir Bank kicked-off their three days trials at the Synthetic Turf TRC Ground in Srinagar with 77 footballers turning up on day one.
The selection committee includes former India internationals Henry Menezes, Khalid Jamil and Yusuf Ansari amongst others.
“The eligible participants will look to raise the bar in the coming days and impress the selectors with their performance in the remaining two days of the trial, which ends on June 14,” a Jammu&Kashmir Bank official said.
The eligibility criteria for the players to participate in the trials is to have represented the state over the last three editions of either the Senior National Football Championship (Santosh Trophy) or the Junior National Football Championship for the Dr B.C. Roy Trophy (Under-19).
Other eligibility criteria included having played either in Inter University Football Championship or I-League senior and I-League Under-18 in the last three editions or having represented the country in AFC or FIFA tournaments in the last three years. Players born after December 31, 1993 only are eligible to participate in the trials.