Bhubaneswar: Twenty young football players of Odisha will join Tata Football Academy (TFA) at Jamshedpur for a fifteen-day training camp, to be conducted by national-level players Bijay Kumar and Md Kaushar.
These budding footballers, who are undergoing training at a practice camp organised by city-based Unit-6 Athletic Association from today, have been selected on the basis of their performances in Bhubaneswar School League and Biju Patnaik Gold Cup tournaments held here.
Renowned football coach Maheswar Singh, Sushant Mohanty and Pradip Das are conducting the coaching camp, which was inaugurated by local MLA Bijay Kumar Mohanty here today.
Earlier, two of Odisha players Sk Mustakin and Pankaj Sona attended the TFA camp. While, Mustakin got a job in East Coast Railway, Sona joined professional football club Ariyan, Kolkata.