The FIFA Grassroots Leaders Course has kicked-off in Kalyani, the picturesque suburban town of West Bengal. The course focuses in identifying and creating Grassroots Leaders and is being attended by 23 participants who represent various States of the country.
The Course is hosted by Kalyani Municipality and the theory and practical sessions are being held at the Kalyani Stadium.
The Chairman of the Kalyani Municipality, Dr. P. K. Sur welcomed the attendees and ensured full support not only for this particular Course but also for football activities of the All India Football Federation in the future.
25-30 kids will be attending the practical sessions to be part of small-sided games for kids which will help the instructors demonstrate and explain the philosophy of small sided games philosophy and its implementation in Grassroots Football to the participants.
The course being conducted by Scott O’Donell will end on November 6, 2012 with a Grassroots Football Festival.
(AIFF Press Release)