|Selection trial for football academy|
GUWAHATI, May 19 - Celtic Soccer Academy, in association with its international partner in India, Madhya Bharat Sports Club, today announced that it will hold trials for its academy on May 21 in Guwahati. The trials will take place at the Northeast Frontier Railway Sports Association Ground in Maligaon from 12 pm onwards. The trials are a part of a nationwide tour held in 10 different cities across the country to identify the best footballing talent of the country.
Through the trials, the Bhopal-based academy aims to build three squads comprising of U-13, U-15 and U-18 boys, who would be taken on a full residential programme with equal emphasis on football as well as academic excellence. The academy is looking to identify 72 young footballers for the three squads in the first year and the best three among these will also be sent to Celtic FC in Glasgow, Scotland for a one month player exchange programme, stated a release.