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NorthEast United FC and Meghalaya Government Unite to Build Premier Football Residential Academy

16 Saturday 2024 | NEUFC
In a landmark collaboration poised to reshape the football landscape in the Northeast, NorthEast United FC and the Meghalaya Government have joined forces to establish the region's first premier football residential academy. Owner John Abraham and CEO Mandar Tamhane recently journeyed to Shillong, where they were presented with documents confirming the allocation of land for this pioneering project. This venture marks a significant milestone in the club's commitment to nurturing homegrown talent and elevating football standards in the region. At the event, John Abraham and Mandar Tamhane were joined by Meghalaya Chief Minister Shri Conrad Sangram, whose steadfast support has been instrumental in driving forward this transformative initiative. Chief Secretary of Meghalaya Shri Donald Phillips Wahlang was also present. Addressing the audience at the event, John Abraham conveyed his enthusiasm, highlighting, “We are on track to establish one of the finest residential football academies in the region. Our vision is to witness emerging talents not only proudly representing our club but also making their mark on the international stage. This initiative will play a crucial role in bolstering Indian football with the rich talent pool from this region.” By providing aspiring footballers with world-class facilities and expert coaching, the academy aims to groom athletes who can compete on national and international stages. Furthermore, the impact of this initiative transcends regional boundaries, with the academy poised to significantly contribute to the broader Indian football landscape. Historically, the Northeast region has been a fertile ground for producing top-tier football talent, and the establishment of this academy is poised to further amplify its influence on the sport's trajectory in the country. As NorthEast United FC and the Meghalaya Government forge ahead with this visionary venture, the stage is set for a new era of footballing brilliance to unfold in the Northeast and beyond.
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