AFC officials visit Nehru Stadium

Panaji: A three-member Asian Football
Confederation (AFC) team comprising Steve Tae H Kim, Maksat
Klychmamedov, and Tokuaki Suzuki from AFC Professional
Football Project department visited the Nehru Stadium at
Fatorda as a part of the inspection of home grounds of the
I-league clubs for the AFC Cup participating teams.

The main aim behind yesterday`s visit of the
officials, who are Communications Manager, Development Manager
and Director Competitions respectively, is to implement the
Vision Goa programme by getting the I-League clubs to
implement the guidelines laid down by AFC for I-League clubs
to implement the guidelines laid down by the AFC for I-League

The officials visited Churchill Brothers` training
ground at Benaulim and then the Nehru stadium and enquired on
the security measures and facilities available for the print
and television media.

Besides, they have also suggested some changes in the
media gallery so as to facilitate the arrangement of a free

Later, the officials enquired about the floodlights
and requested to submit a copy and details of the light
intensity of the floodlights that are to be installed at the
Nehru Stadium. They also instructed to get a report from a
third independent party on the quality of light after

The AFC officials will visit Dempo and Salgaocar
clubs today before they present their report at AIFF office at
Delhi on November 2 so that the clubs undertake remedial
measures if need be, to meet the deadline of December 31.