Real Madrid Foundation to conduct soccer clinics in Mumbai

Mumbai: Coaches from famous Spanish football club, Real Madrid`s Foundation are all set to conduct a 12-day soccer clinic for the children of the metropolis from April 22.

The clinic is aimed at providing quality soccer training and a world-class soccer experience to youngsters between the age of seven and 18, a media release from Loko Soccer Schools, whose initiative it is, said on Friday.

The programme, to be held at the Priyadarshini Park, has been designed specifically for the region, keeping in mind the kind of training required for the Indian physique, the release said.

It will involve introductory lessons with noted former Indian footballers like Raman Vijayan and Noel Wilson and an FA (Football Association) licensed coach from Manchester, to be followed by seven sessions with Real Madrid Academy`s coaches, it added.