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TDI school launches football academy by Delhi Dynamos


TDI International school, Sonepat, on Wednesday announced the launch of football academy by Delhi Dynamos FC, the Delhi franchise of Indian Super League. The academy is the first the football club and is launched in association with real estate giant TDI.

According to a press release, TDI International school would tap into the immense sporting heritage and talent which has always been hallmark in Sonepat and Haryana. This would allow the TDI International School to identify and develop the talent and reintroducing the game of football in the city.

The release said, it will cater to different age group players and focus on preparing world class footballers by ensuring their exposure to international coaches and players. The budding players will be provided the state-of-the-art facilities with complete environment that goes into making of a quality footballer. It will also provide them education along with foreign training; world-class facilities and others support services.

Akshay Taneja, MD, TDI, said, “We want that the school should bring out international level football players and with this academy we are sure to realise this dream. There is huge potential that needs to be tapped and require right guidance. This academy intends to identify talent and enhance their skills with professional training.”

Speaking on the occasion, Prashant Agarwal, President Delhi Dynamos FC, said, “We are proud to launch our first academy in Sonipat as part of our campaign to serve the game in North India. It’s our fundamental responsibility to identify and nurture the local talent at young age by providing them the best quality infrastructure. The idea is to see Indian football progress. We will soon be launching academies in several parts of the region with an elite academy in Greater Noida which would be up and running by August this year. We are also opening up an elite residential academy with world class facilities and infrastructure in Ekana, Lucknow later this year.’