India’s top 16 under-15 footballers for training in Spain unveiled

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~ The boys will be training at Las Rozas Sports City, to be trained by youth coaches of Real Madrid and the Spanish federation ~

~ Date of travel to Spain: April 15th, 2016 ~

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Chandigarh, 25th January, 2016: In order to identify young talent, the country’s largest student direct contact programme from the very grassroots through scouting program, Young Heroes unveiled the best 16 Indian players for further training in Spain under specialized youth coaches of Real Madrid and the Spanish Federation. These 16 selected boys will travel to Spain on 15th April, 2016 for a training module for 10 days. Mr. Jamshid Nassiri, Ex- Iranian Footballer and Head Mentor, Star Sports Young Heroes was present to share his expert advice and encourage the boys on their journey ahead.

Young Heroes promoted by Star Sports along with Parle Products and IDBI Federal life Insurance is aimed to provide guidance and a platform to under-15 footballers from over 650 schools across 15 cities in India. Young Heroes aims to widen the base of the Indian Football pyramid by identifying young talent from the Country’s largest student direct contact programme from the very grassroots and provide guidance for the next step towards elite football. The tournament activation programme which is being conducted by Highlife Management reached out to about 420,000 students and from the tournament population of about 6,500 footballers.

16 SELECTED FOOTBALLERS FOR SPAIN
Name City School
Brijit Meitei Bangalore Rice MMS
Akash Pradhan Bangalore Rice MMS
Arijit Rawat Chandigarh St.Kabir Public School
Balajied Khongrymmai Chennai St Joseph’s Residential School
Rishikesh Chennai St Joseph’s Residential School
Akshay Madkonkar Goa Loyola High School
Arman Singha Guwahati South Point School
Kiyan Nassiri Kolkata St James School
Md. Rafi Kochi Tharabiyath Trust School, Muvattupuzzha
Adarsh Kochi GHSS, Panampilly Nagar
Anoop Kochi GHSS, Panampilly Nagar
Saif Caleb Mumbai Ryan International, Malad
Shourya Verma Delhi Amity International School
Remark Kharmalki Shillong H. Elias HS School
Kynsailang Khongsit Shillong H. Elias HS School
Phrangki Bum Shillong O. M Roy Memorial School

Head Mentor: Jamshid Nassiri

Winners from the 15 cities where  Young Heroes traveled for the past six months:

ü  Kolkata  Winners Deeksha Education Trust

ü  Chennai WinnerSt.Joseph’s  Residential School

ü  Bangalore WinnerRice MMS School

ü  Hyderabad  WinnerHPS Begumpet

ü  Kochi WinnerGHSS Panampally Nagar

ü  IndoreEmerald Heights International School

ü  Goa Loyola High School

ü  PuneSPMSS,  Boarding School

ü  Shillong– Boys Sports Coy 58 GTC

ü  Guwahati- Lal Singh School

ü  MumbaiAntonio De Souza High School

ü  LucknowLa Martinere College

ü  ChandigarhGovt Model School – Sector 36

ü  DelhiDelhi Public School, R K Puram

ü  AhmedabadDelhi Public School, Gandhinagar

ü  ALL INDIA FINALS –   Govt. Model High School Sector 36, Chandigarh

ü  Schools contacted – 1500

ü  International Exposure Trip – Spain