Mohun Bagan to help Assam footballers

Last Updated: Nov 25, 2010, 21:14 PM IST

Kolkata: Mohun Bagan today signed an MoU with the Assam Football Association and pledged to help in the overall growth and development of the sport in the north eastern state.

As part of the MoU, the city giants will groom young talented footballers of Assam on recommendation of their state association.

"The young talents will be given proper training in the club`s football academy. The club will send their technical experts to AFA to guide them in coaching camps of the state teams. The club will also conduct workshops, seminars and courses," Mohun Bagan said in a release.

AFA on its part will extend all possible help to the club in their participation in the exhibition and invitation tournaments in Assam.

"AFA will also assist the club in the recruitment of talented footballers of the north eastern state to the academies and Teams of the Club from time to time," said the release.

PTI