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Tata Trusts forms CoE for football in Aizawl

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Tata Trusts has established a state-of-the-art (CoE) for in Aizawl, Mizoram, to provide world class training and development opportunities to young footballers from the North East.

Tata Trusts has handpicked the first batch of 25 student athletes, aged 12-14 years, through meticulous scouting across Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, and Assam, a said today.

The CoE aims to develop and nurture sporting talent by providing them world-class coaching, infrastructure, education, residential facilities and a sustainable progression structure through disciplined training and competitive participation, the release said.

Tata Trusts has collaborated with the Government of Mizoram, the Association, Diocesan Education Society, Northeast Initiative Development Agency, and Police for the on-ground implementation of the CoE, the release added.

The young players will be coached under the expert guidance of Senior

Singh had led the U-16 team to U-16 glory in 2017.

Colm Joseph Toal, who was for All Federation (AIFF) during 2007-2014, will be joining the CoE as the from May 2018.

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

First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 19:35 IST
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