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Football Delhi announces scholarships for u-16 players

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New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Football Delhi (Delhi Soccer Association), in association with Crayons Academy for Skills Excellence (CASE), has announced under-16 award scholarships for young footballers.

Further, during each calendar year, only two meritorious footballers — a junior boy and girl — will be identified based on their football skills and academic achievements for a scholarship.

The eligibility criteria will require the players to have played in the sub-junior and junior open national level by representing their respective states and a minimum academic eligibility will be required as well.

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The two selected students/football players who get selected for the scholarship will not be charged a professional fee from CASE & Football Delhi.

Football Delhi has appointed CASE as partners for college sports admission advisors and mentors for young and aspiring football players from the Delhi/NCR.

Football Delhi President Shaji Prabhakaran stated that “playing college sports is a unique way of combining education with high-level of competitive sports. This gives a player international exposure without any compromise on education”.

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“The partnership with CASE is aimed towards Football Delhi’s commitment to provide holistic development to young footballers in Delhi/NCR,” he said.

–IANS

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