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Kshitij Kumar joins Dutch Club NEC Nijmegen U15 squad

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

boy Kshitij Kumar Singh, a prodigy of Foundation Young Champs, has joined the under-15 youth squad of Holland-based NEC Nijmegen club.

NEC Nijmegen is a professional football club which competes in the Dutch Eerste Divisie. Its youth team competes against top European clubs in international tournaments, a media release said here.

Kshitij (13), second-year batch student of Foundation Young Champs (RFYC) residential football program, had been to the Netherlands for two rounds of trials with PSV Eindhoven and NEC Nijmegen earlier this year.

He started playing football at the age of six with Bhaichung Bhutia Academy.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, August 13 2017. 18:32 IST