Guwahati FC to organize a 10 day ‘Summer Soccer Camp’ in collaboration with Shillong Lajong
North-East of India has been the cradle of top footballing talents in the country. Almost in all the states of this region, football is the predominant sport. Inspite of the geographical and financial obstacles, the people of the mountains love kicking the sphere as much as anything.
The role of several clubs and the academies have also played a pivotal role in this regard. The new addition to the list is going to be Assam outfit Guwahati FC.
The 10-day football coaching camp to be organized by Guwahati City FC (GCFC) from July 15 at Gauhati University playground will be technically assisted by one of the top I-League teams of the country – Shillong Lajong FC.
Lajong will provide the technical assistance like coaching and other support, to the youths who will join the camp, Larsing Ming Sawyan, Managing Director of Shillong Lajong FC confirmed on 4th July. The development took place following a meeting held between the Shillong Lajong MD and GCFC management at ‘The Guwahati Address’ Hotel in this regard. Besides the chance to train in ‘Lajong Way’ the trainees will get an opportunity of an exposure trip to Shillong for interaction with the Lajong players and its academy.
Meanwhile Decathlon and GupShup 94.3 FM will also partner with GCFC for the camp and will provide their support in making a camp a mammoth success. The camp will be conducted in three categories- under 12, under 16 and under 22 age groups. The camp will be free for the BPL students and also for those who join it from orphanage home from anyplace of the region, says Kaustab Chakraborty, director of GCFC. The camp will also provide special tips on diet and other technical aspects. Aspiring students from schools, colleges and universities can take part in this camp, where experienced coaches will train and motivate young players. Along with training, students will be advised on football ethics, fair play, proper diet, fitness and football career by experienced resource persons. Several noted football personalities from Assam as well as from other states of the region will be present on the last day of the camp for an exhibition match.
In a statement, the club appeals to the aspiring students to contact Kaustab Chakraborty (mobile: 9706570219) and Kalyan Deb (9864218015) for details. Registration forms can be obtained from Phat Town (Six Mile), Frolic Sports Arena and Café (Panjabari),Yoko Fast Food (Beltola Tiniali), Back benchers Café(Commerce Point), Streetz Za(Chandmari), 11th Avenue cafe & bistro, (Dighalipukhuri)and Frolic sports café (AT Road). The interested candidates can also follow GCFC at www.facebook.com/GhyCityFC/ and mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.