Hyderabad: The first 11-A-side artificial grass football ground of Fifa pro quality was inaugurated at Sreenidhi Football Club ground in Aziznagar on Thursday. The opening of this first of the ground marks a milestone in the arena of competitive football in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
The new ground is made with Field Turf from the USA, which provides a natural, enjoyable game for the players with high performance and stability. The turf enables a perfect performance mechanism for the players by adapting to various movements of the ball, and is the same quality used by European top clubs like FC Barcelona and Arsenal FC at their training facilities.
On the occasion of the official inspection of SDFC by All India Football Federation(AIFF) and Telangana Football Association (TFA), Sunando Dhar, CEO, Leagues, AIFF, said that SDFC is poised to create a ripple effect in Indian Football with its multiple programs and innovative coaching methodologies. He further noted the finest football facilities and player amenities that the club provides to create a nurturing environment for the players to emerge as winners at global tournaments.
Speaking on the occasion, the TFA President Rafath Ali praised the initiative taken by the club to refine and upgrade the football infrastructure with 11 A-side artificial football grounds, which opens up new avenues for the beautiful game to the next level in the state and the country. He then highlighted the importance of a proactive approach towards the development of football facilities in Telangana to enable and equip the players to be molded into world-class champions.
SDFC is playing in Hero I-League for the 2021-2022 season. As part of the inauguration ceremony, a friendly match between SDFC vs Abbas Union was held, which concluded with a score of 8-1 in SDFC’s favour at full-time.
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