Odisha CM inaugurates Football for School programme

Odisha Sports

Bhubaneswar, October 27: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated the Football for School programme at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in a joint venture with Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). He inaugurated the ceremony in a virtual meeting.

The inauguration ceremony was held amid proper Covid protocols in the presence of KIIT & KISS founder Achyuta Samanta, Switzerland MP Nick Gugger, Minister for Youth Affairs Tusharkanti Behera, additional charge of Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Government, Sports and Youth Services Department R. Vineel Krishna, General Secretary at All India Football Federation (AIFF) Kushal Das, President of Football Association of Odisha Debashish Samantaray and Secretary Of Football Association of Odisha Ashirbad Behera.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino, Chief Executive Officer of FIFA Youri Djorkaeff, Project Leader FIFA Football for Schools Alexandre Gros, Coordinator FIFA Football for Schools Alexandra Huete, Consultant FIFA Football for Schools Alberto Giacomini and Consultant – FIFA Football for Schools Antonio Buenano attended ceremony via video conferencing.

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