The Premier League, alongside Hero Indian Super League (ISL), UK Department for International Trade (DIT) and Star Sports, is bringing its first Football Development Week in India to Mumbai.
The Premier League Football Development Week, which began on Sunday, March three, is targeted on the subject matter of adolescents player development and sees representatives from the Premier League, Arsenal FC and Leicester City FC main workshops, club-to-club training, referee improvement and boards for ISL golf equipment and All India Football Federation (AIFF) coaches and executives.
The showpiece occasion will see forty youngsters players from Arsenal and Leicester City play in friendly games in opposition to Mumbai City FC and Reliance Foundation Young Champs academy teams. The PL-ISL Youth Games 2019 event is the primary of its type being held at Navi Mumbai, bringing youth groups collectively from the Premier League and ISL.
Former Premier League participant Les Ferdinand – who scored 149 goals in 351 appearances for golf equipment which include Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United and Queens Park Rangers – is some of the visitors in attendance, presenting his expertise to Indian teens coaches and gamers.
The Premier League supports the development of soccer in India at all levels of the sport. The Football Development Week demonstrates different ways the Premier League and its golf equipment can be supplying ongoing aid to the ISL, at both a league and club degree, to make specific continued professional development of ISL coaches, referees, and young players.
Crispin Simon, HM Trade Commissioner, South Asia, and Deputy High Commissioner, Mumbai said: “I am thrilled that the Premier League are bringing two remarkable youth groups to play against Indian young people groups. This fosters a spirit of competition and collaboration among the two leagues.
“The partnership agreement between the two leagues may also go a protracted manner in supporting the growth of the game in our nations. The UK Government is glad to support such tasks that bring mutual gain. We will preserve paintings with sporting leagues, agencies, and government departments to assist power also a collaboration with the Indian sports area.”