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Striker Michael Chopra pursues AIFF D-License course

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Indian Super League (ISL) club Blasters F.C forward Michael Chopra is reportedly pursuing the All Football Federation (AIFF) D-License course to take up a future coaching role in

"Yes, he (Michael Chopra) is doing his D-License course. We don't know his plans but yes, he is doing the course" Western Football Association (WIFA) CEO Henry Menezes, who conceptualised the D-License course in India, was quoted as saying by Goal.com.

The AIFF D-Licence allows the holder to take up a coaching role at the grassroots level of football, which includes college and school teams, district and Inter-city championships.

Chopra has scored once in 19 appearances for Blasters.

Chopra, who has played for Newcastle United in the English Premier League (EPL), represented England from the U-15 to the U-21 level.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 15:14 IST
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