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Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools to hold trials for residential academy

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The residential academy plans to be breeding ground for the country's top football talent and will hold more trials in Phase 2.

Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (popularly known as BBFS), India’s largest football training program, is launching its first football residential academy – BBFS Residential Academy at Vedas International School in Greater Gurgaon (Sohna), Haryana, India.

Details of the trials are as follows:

Eligibility – Born between January 01, 2003 and December 31, 2007

BANGALORE
Date – February 03, 2018 (Saturday)
Time – 9 AM onwards
Venue – Gurukul Sports, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bangalore

DELHI
Date – February 04, 2018 (Sunday)
Time – 10 AM onwards
Venue – Football Ground, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hauz Khas, Delhi

DEHRADUN
Date – February 10, 2018 (Saturday)
Time – 9 AM onwards
Venue – Pavilion Ground, Subhash Road, Dehradun

NOIDA
Date – February 11, 2018 (Sunday)
Time – 10 AM onwards
Venue – Cambridge School, Sec-27, Noida


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The trials will be reaching out to more places across the country during phase 2 of the trials. The purpose of the trials is to scout the best talent who would get a chance to join the upcoming residential academy. A team of coaches from BBFS will conduct the trials for interested students aged between 11 and 15 years (who are currently studying in class 5 to class 8 and are seeking admissions in class 6 to class 9).

Through this setup, BBFS intends to create an environment which would help the academy students get the right tools and education to perform at the highest level of footballing competition in India - a platform towards achieving their goal of becoming a professional footballer player with the premier football clubs of India (ISL and I-League) and abroad.

The residential academy will also ensure these academy players receive quality education and academics training to ensure they can appear for higher studies post graduating from the academy.

Some of the primary facilities on offer in the first year are 2 full size natural turfs, in-house CBSE schooling for students, additional private tutoring, separate accommodation for academy students, fully equipped gym, mess, recreation zone andso on.

BBFS Residential Academy will offer limited seats in the U13, U15 age groups and will be a paid residential program. The trials being conducted are also to invite the most talented players in the country to try for a partial or full scholarship at the academy offering scholarships worth over ₹40 lakhs in total.

Interested students should register for the trials on www.bbfs.in/academy and may also contact us at +91-9873398769 for further details about the program.

Published: Thu Feb 01, 2018 03:15 PM IST

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