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New Premier Skills phase held in Kolkata



New Premier Skills phase held in Kolkata: Details, Aim, Highlights

The hugely successful Premier Skills initiative, run by the Premier League and the British Council, being held in Kolkata 10 years after its first session in the city.  

The course has been jointly organised by the Sports Authority of India (SAI), the All India Football Federation (AIFF),  British Council, and Premier League at Netaji Subhash Eastern Centre in Salt Lake, Kolkata.

Forty-eight grassroots football coaches from the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and affiliated institutions across India will participate in the Premier Skills Phase 2 training course. 

The course is being conducted from the 18th September to the 23rd September 2018.

The selected coaches have completed the Premier Skills Phase 1 training in Delhi, Bengaluru, and Guwahati and will now undertake the intensive training in Kolkata.

Throughout the week the 48 grassroots coaches, almost a third of whom are women, will receive expert training from qualified Premier Skills staff. These coaches will then return to their local community football projects and can use their newly-acquired knowledge to encourage and aid development.


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