Meghalaya Sports Minister inaugurates Coaches clinic

first_imgShillong, Oct 10 (PTI) Meghalaya Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Zenith M Sangma, today inaugurated a two-day Coaches clinic here.The Coaches clinic is the state governments flagship mission football programme. At least 88 grassroots coaches are attending the clinic.”Coaches clinic is one of the key components of the Mission Football. The clinic will help them in having enough patience while attending to the age groups 6?12 years age group,” Zenith said while addressing at the programme.He appealed to the coaches to know the mindset and psychology of the trainees to help them in inculcating a positive mindset and strong determination to overcome challenges and help them to move forward with dedication.The 88 coaches shortlisted will be sensitised on the basics of training which will help them in training the young football enthusiasts at the clinic.Sports and Youth Affairs Department director M W Nongbri said the objective of Coaches clinic is to ensure that players are not only groomed and trained to compete only in the state level competitions but also in the national and International arena.She appealed to the coaches who were selected for the programme to take advantage of the clinic to bring out the best from the budding football players.Earlier, East Khasi Hills District Junior Football Coach B L Nongbet gave a presentation on the “Grassroot Football in Meghalaya”. PTI JOP RGlast_img read more

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Kluivert and Guti ‘unlikely’ to get St Mirren role

first_imgTransfers Kluivert and Guti ‘unlikely’ to get St Mirren role, chairman admits Alex Fisher 22:57 6/6/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) kluivertguti - cropped Getty Images Transfers St. Mirren Premiership The high-profile pair’s lack of knowledge of the Scottish game means that the odds of them being in the Paisley side’s dugout are slim St Mirren chairman Gordon Scott has played down speculation the newly promoted Scottish Premier League side could appoint Patrick Kluivert or Guti as their next manager.The Buddies have been on the search for Jack Ross’ replacement since last month, when the 41-year-old joined League One outfit Sunderland.A host of names have been linked with the role, including Champions League winners Kluivert and Guti – who was also said to be in the running for the vacant Real Madrid position. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now But Scott says the duo are unlikely to be considered despite their high-profile playing careers at some of the top clubs across Europe.”I wouldn’t rule them out completely but I think it’s unlikely,” Scott told Sky Sports News.”It’s pleasing to see high-profile names linked. It shows how attractive this job is but it also shows how attractive Scottish football is right now.”Anybody who comes in needs to know Scottish football. It’s different for sides like Celtic and Rangers who can bring in players from all over the world, but we need to focus on the Scottish market and the English market to a degree.”last_img read more

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