Guwahati, May 07: A total 433 footballers across Northeast and other Indian states including Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and West Bengal took part in the Guwahati City FC’s (GCFC) first ever trial for its U18 youth team organised at Horticulture Research Station, Kahikuchi on May 05 and 06.
The trial was organised in association with Sportscraft Management and saw the participation of 433 players from across India.
Selected players will represent the club in all local, regional and national level youth competitions including U18 I-League in near future, said club director Kaustab Chakraborty in a statement.
He also informed that GCFC shall soon form its U13 and U15 age group teams with the same objective. Along with team formation, GCFC shall continue its grassroots development projects and soon start soccer schools in various parts of the city and a youth academy.
The club shall also start a professional league featuring 6 to 13 year-old footballers in adherence to All India Football Federation’s ambitious baby league, said chakraborty.