Hyderabad: Hyderabad Football Academy, the official grassroots partner of Kerala Blasters team is going to organise AFC Grassroots Day at Astropark Apollo on Wednesday for the players aged 5 to 15 years.
As part of the event, children and youth players will play football matches. Over 100 players are expected to take part in the occasion. Children in the under-13 category will play the first match after which the under-15 match will be held. Certificates are also being presented to child footballers.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of Asian football and one of the six Confederations making up FIFA. The motto of grassroots football is football for all.
FIFA’s grassroots football programme targets boys and girls aged 6-12 years through school, community and club initiatives. The key concept of the programme is to bring together as many people as possible through football.