The 10-day football coaching camp to be organized by Guwahati City FC (GCFC) from July 15 at the Gauhati University playground will be technically assisted by one of the top I-League teams of the country and the team is none other than – Shillong Lajong FC.
Lajong will provide technical assistance like coaching and support to the youth players in the camp, Larsing Ming Sawyan, Managing Director of Shillong Lajong FC, confirmed on the 4th of this month. The development took place following a meeting held between the Shillong Lajong MD and GCFC management at The Guwahati Address Hotel. Besides the chance to train the ‘Lajong Way’ the trainees will also get an opportunity of an exposure trip to Shillong for interaction with the Lajong players and its academy.
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 homes 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 aspiring students to contact Kaustab Chakraborty (Ph no. 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 here or mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: Kaustab Chakraborty, Director, GCFC.