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One-month-long football coaching begins in Kohima

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Aug 23, 2021 11:53 pm
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MYO officials and trainees with Roko Angami at Mengujuma local ground in Kohima on Monday.

Our Correspondent
Kohima, Aug. 23 (EMN):
A one-month-long football coaching camp organised by Mengujuma Youth Organisation (MYO) kicked off on Monday at Mengujuma, a village situated under Sechu-Zubza circle about 30 km away from Kohima.

Speaking during the opening ceremony of the camp as special guest, Roko Angami,  president of Nagaland Football Coaches Association assured the participants that he would give extra effort to promote football in rural areas, adding that grassroots sports training was the key to developing professionals.

He stated that the youth of Mengujuma had the ability and talent to shine in the field of football while urging them to be committed and attentive during the coaching and make good use of the opportunity to become successful footballers.

While appreciating the parents for encouraging and supporting their children to participate in the camp, Angami urged the upcoming footballers to be disciplined and strive for excellence. He stressed on the need for physical and mental development to compete and become professional players both at national and international levels.

It was informed that 40 trainees will undergo the coaching camp conducted by All India Football Federation (AIFF) D certificate holders, Zakietuolie Khrodi and Diethozotuo Sechu.

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Aug 23, 2021 11:53:15 pm