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June 23 earmarked as AIFF Grassroots Day, Blue Cubs programme to play central role!

June 23 is an auspicious day in Indian Football. It was on this day in 1936 that a certain Pradeep Kumar Banerjee was born in a pre-independence India, where football had just begun to play a role in inspiring the youth. Exactly a year later, the All India Football Federation …

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Federation declares PK Banerjee’s birth anniversary as AIFF Grassroots Day!

June 23, the birth anniversary of Pradip Kumar Banerjee, India’s captain in 1960 Rome Olympics and popularly known as PK, will henceforth be celebrated as ‘AIFF Grassroots Day’, All India Football Federation announced on Friday, May 12, 2023. Explaining the reason behind choosing PK’s birthday, AIFF Secretary General Dr Shaji …

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