State Sports Secretry Waheed ur rehman Parra on Thrusday Inaugurated State Football Academy here at Shere Kashmir Sports Stadium Bandipora.
While Addressing Gathering, after Inaugurating Academy, Sports Secretry Waheedur rehman Parra said that it was a long pending demand of our dedicated footballers and more Football Academy’s will be inaugurated in every District of Valley.
He said that the academy will act as major sports training institute and provide players a platform to prepare for national as well as international competitions.
He reiterated that Sports Council will provide all the facilities to talented sportspersons to make it big in their respective fields.
Parra said that Government has initiated various policies under which the sports infrastructure of the State will be developed as a major sports destination, added that the Government is keen to involve the youth of the State in sports activities to boost their morale. He said various measures are underway to involve more and more youth in sports.
The Secretry was accompanied by Prominent Footballer Mehrajuddin Wadoo. Wadoo said that academy will train age group of 13, 15 and 18 and team of professional coaches will train these player