Baharagora: The two day selection camp for Under-16 players organized by Tata Football Academy at Veenapani stadium in Baharagora kicked off here on Saturday. It was inaugurated by the MLA of Baharagora Kunal Sarangi.
In his address, the MLA said there was no dearth of sports talent in the rural areas. He said there was need to organize such camps to select local youths having potential to make it big in the field of sports. He praised the TFA authorities for organizing the camp.
Addressing the gathering, the TFA coach Ashok Tudu said so far a total of 252 players had got registered at the camp. The final selection will take place on Sunday, he said.
Among others present on the occasion included Akshay Das, Rashid Mehadi, Abhishek Ganguly, Dhaneshwar Murmu and Ashok Kar.