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Reliance Foundation Young Champs conferred Two-Star Academy by the AFC!

In a significant development, the Reliance Foundation Young Champs (RFYC) Academy based at Navi Mumbai has been conferred Two-Star Academy status by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The recognition was confirmed by AFC General Secretary Dato’ Windsor John in a communication to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Friday, July 3. …

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Bengaluru FC conferred two-star Academy status by the AFC!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has conferred Bengaluru Football Club’s Youth Development Program with a two-star Academy status, in addition to its endorsement of the All India Football Federation with full membership of its AFC Elite Youth Scheme. Bengaluru FC are the only professional football club to gain the recognition, …

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AFC partners with AURORA to launch pioneering youth development programme!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), through its AFC Dream Asia Foundation, has partnered with Jordan-based youth development organisation, Aurora for Training and Development, to launch a ground-breaking pilot project titled e-Goal, which aims to create Youth Social Responsibility Ambassadors from across 12 AFC Member Associations in the West Zone. Underlining …

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Funding from Premier League, The FA & Sport England to support Football Foundation!

About 4,000 grassroots clubs and organisations are set to benefit from a £2.19million scheme funded by the Premier League, The FA and the Government through Sport England. The new Club Preparation Fund, managed by the the Football Foundation, will help football clubs and community organisations prepare their buildings to reopen …

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FC Kerala announce opening of Residential Football Academy!

FC Kerala has announced the opening of a Residential Football Academy in Thrissur. The full-fledged residential programme, which is open for all age categories, is aimed at producing talented football players. Currently, the club runs a Soccer School in Thrissur, where close to 800 children, aged between 5 and 20, …

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Goa Football Development Council plans to have its own club!

The Goa Football Development Council (GFDC) in wanting to provide competitive football to youth players participating in their youth development system, will form its own club to do the same. GFDC member secretary Aleixo da Costa told PTI that the council cannot field its team right now in the Goa …

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Sunando Dhar: Intend to expand Golden Baby Leagues across all states & UTs!

All India Football Federation on Friday, June 19 organised a webinar for 17 Golden Baby League Operators who took part in a preview of the new Golden Baby Leagues Handbook for the 2020-21 season. Addressing the operators, League CEO Sunando Dhar highlighted about “spreading the love” for football all over …

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7,900 kids engage online to celebrate AFC Grassroots Day!

As footballing activities stay suspended in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) celebrated the AFC Grassroots Football Day with close to 7,900 kids participating in various online activities comprising of interactive webinars, online games, training sessions, quiz, drawing competitions, and many more. The kids took …

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Jamshedpur FC VIDEO: Training session with Mount Litera Zee School!

From the students of Mount Litera Zee School to the less-privileged kids, everyone is learning to be a better version of themselves by playing football. Watch as Jamshedpur FC coaches, principal and parents shed light on the importance of sports, and the benefits of being a part of our grassroots …

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