Odisha FC conducts webinar for budding coaches and players

In a bid to develop football from the grassroots in Odisha, Bhubaneswar-based Hero Indian Super League (ISL) club Odisha FC conducted a webinar for budding coaches and players. In this webinar titled “Principles of Attack and Defense in Football”, club’s Grassroots Coaches Mr. Mahabir Nath and Mr. Aiswaryan Pillai shared their experience and spoke to the participants regarding various skills and techniques involved in the sport.

Explaining more about the webinar, Mr. Nath said, “In last season, we had many programs with coaches and players from Odisha but this year because of the Corona virus pandemic we are doing it online. People here are very enthusiastic and passionate about learning the basics of modern football. It’s always a great feeling to educate the players and coaches of the State.”

OFC’s Grassroots Manager Mr. Suvam Das expressed, “We had plans to promote the sport and arrange workshops in every corner of Odisha this year but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we had to make some adjustments in our plans. Now, we are trying to reach out to as many aspiring coaches and budding players through webinars and online sessions. I am glad to see such interest among the participants.”

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