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Operational Academies:

 

1.    Mumbai Regional Academy

 

·         Age Group: U-16 ( Boys born in 1997)

 

2.    Kolkata Regional Academy

 

·         Age Group: U-15 (Boys born in 1998)

 

3.    Goa Regional Academy

 

·         Age Group: U-13 (Boys born in 2000)

 

4.    Goa Elite Academy

 

·         Age Group – U19 (Boys born in 1995-96).

 

Each Academy has up to five full-time members of staff. The following staff members have been appointed:

 

Navi Mumbai Regional Academy

 

Head Coach: Mr. Sajid Yusuf Dar

 

Assistant Coach: Mr. Aqeel Ansari

 

GK Coach: Mr. Yousuf Ansari

 

Physiotherapist: Ms. Sonika Sudan

 

Manager: Mr. Shailesh Karkera

 

Assistant Manager: Mr. Rohit Thorat

 

Kolkata Regional Academy

 

Head Coach: Mr. Goutam Ghosh

 

Assistant Coach: Mr. John K Raj

 

GK Coach: To be appointed

 

Physiotherapist: Mr. Soumya Rout

 

Manager: Mr. Subhashish Bannerjee

 

Assistant Manager: Mr. Ranjit Roy

 

Goa Regional Academy

 

Head Coach: Narayana Menon

 

Assistant Coach: Jude Barreto

 

GK Coach: Mario Aguiar

 

Physiotherapist: Vishnu K Nair

 

Asst Manager: Velu D

 

Goa Elite Academy

 

Head Coach: Mr. Colm lm Toal

 

Senior Assistant Coach: Mr. Francisco Costa

 

Assistant Coach: Mr. Bitan Singh

 

GK Coach: Mr. Hameed KK

 

Physiotherapist: Mr. Akshay Samant

 

Physiotherapist: Mr. Babu Sampat

 

Manager: Mr. Rahul Parashar

 

Future Plan:

 

The future plan stays to open five more Regional Academies and one Elite Academy. The Players for the Regional Academies will be selected from the U13/U14 National Festivals.

 

Each State to send two teams each

 

* States are responsible for undertaking age-verification for their teams that participate in the Festival.

 

* Any State found to have selected players over age, will be suspended and fined by AIFF.