The capital city of New Delhi is all set to turn into the football capital of Asian football as it gears up to host two mega back to back Asian Football Confederation (AFC) events from last week of November to the first week of December.
Come November 29, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) will play host to the prestigious AFC Annual Awards, a spectacular glitzy event wherein stars of the Asian football universe will be lauded with accolades for their achievements in the sport.
What makes it more special is that the who’s who from other Confederations would also be dropping into the historic city for the event. The awards night is to be held at Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon from 18.00 IST onwards.
Next, the AIFF will be hosting the 5th AFC Medical Conference which aims to achieve football excellence through evidence based Sports Science and medicine from November 30 to December 2, 2015.
Speaking to AIFF Media, Kushal Das, General Secretary, AIFF mentioned that it is an “honour and privilege to be hosting such mega events.”
“It’s an honour and privilege that India is hosting the annual AFC Awards Ceremony. We look forward to welcoming all the delegates from all AFC Member Associations and as well as delegates from all other Confederations. I am sure they will have a great experience in India,” he stated.
Over 600 delegates including doctors, physiotherapists, sports scientists and psychologists, rehab specialists, fitness instructors are slated to attend the Medical Conference. The Conference held every four years, is the first of its kind to be held in India.
“This AFC Medical Conference is held every four years it will help a great deal in enriching the knowledge and best practices prevailing in the world of sports medicine. I am really looking forward to it and hope all the attendees from India are able to gain vital knowledge and insight,” Das added.
(Report courtesy AIFF Media)