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LFC-DSK Academy announces Open Trials in Pune

LFC-DSK Academy announces Open Trials in Pune (Image couretsy: DSK Shivajians FC)

The Liverpool FC International Academy-DSK Shivajians, India’s only internationally branded Football Academy has announced open trials for youth footballers born between the 1st of January 2000 and the 31st of December 2004. The trials will take place at the DSK Dream City Football Fields in Pune, Maharashtra on the 13th and 14th of May 2017.

The LFC-DSK Academy, as it’s known, is India’s Premier Fully Residential Football Academy and also doubles up as the DSK Shivajians Academy side who take part in the U-18 I-League and the U-16 AIFF Youth-League as well as the PDFA Pune Super Division League and the DSK Cup. Boasting of two state-of-the-art all weather football pitches, a Hydrotherapy facility, a Gymnasium, Match Analysis Centers and more, the Academy boasts the best football infrastructure in the country.

The Academy which runs under Coaches from Liverpool FC has, in less than 5 years of existence, seen multiple cadets don Senior and Junior National Team Colours such as Lallianzuala Chhangte, Mawihmingthanga, and Rohit Kumar amongst others. The Academy also provides a clear pathway for a career in football, with DSK Shivajians who play the I-League, India’s top-tier of club football, recruiting heavily from the setup, with as many as 12 Academy Cadets making their I-League debuts this past season.

Interested youngsters can log on to the website and register themselves for the trials.

When: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May, 2017
Where: DSK Dream City Football Fields, Loni, Pune
What time: 7.00 AM IST
What to carry: A valid age-proof (Passport or Birth Certificate), a proper football kit (Shirt + Shorts + Stockings + Shin Pads + Football Shoes), Water Bottles, Snacks

(DSK Shivajians FC)