AFC GRASSROOT FESTIVAL-2018 ( KOLKATA)
Mohun Bagan celebrated the Grassroots Football Festival Week
13.05.2018 : MB Press Release : Mohun Bagan celebrated the Grassroots Football Festival Week on 13th May 2018 at the Mohun Bagan Athletic Club Ground amidst much fanfare and a carnival-like atmosphere, to commemorate AFC Grassroots Day among the grassroots players. A large number of football loving boys and kids of 5 to 17 years of age groups were the participant of the festival.
The event kicked off at 7:30 a.m. at Club ground. Mohun Bagan A and B team of U-15 played against Mohun Bagan A and B team of U-13 .Beside the above U-5 and U-12 boys were engaged in the various fun drills and games, which were divided into eight stations of activity, by Mohun Bagan Youth Coaches .The aim of the festival was primarily to create interest among the kids for this beautiful sport and also to provide them the right platform to display their talents.
The eventful Sunday was witnessed of almost 300 junior participants, who will be the future of Bengal as well as for Indian football. The festival was conducted and supervised by the Youth Development Department of Mohun Bagan.
The festival was conducted under the able guidance of the Head of Youth Development of Mohun Bagan Mr. Nashim Ali . He quoted -“I am very satisfy with the event and also appreciating the initiative taken by AFC/AIFF to organise this kind of an event for the grassroots boys and to promote and develop the game of football. I am delight to see a large number of kids are showing their interest in Football.”