TWO YOUNGSTERS SELECTED FOR QPR ACADEMY, LONDON
SOUTH MUMBAI JUNIOR SOCCER CHALLENGER 2013 (An Initiative of Milind Deora)
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH QUEENS PARK RANGERS FOOTBALL CLUB, LONDON
YOUNG R’s STARS CHOSEN
Mumbai, 31st December 2013
As part of the Milind Deora–QPR–5th South Mumbai Junior Soccer Challenger 2013 India’s largest community football championship (Over 5000 participants) two youngsters earned a once-in-a-lifetime trip to QPRs Academy in West London in 2014 for a three week period.
Thirteen year old Aman Gaikwad (Holy Name High School, Colaba) and Kamran Ansari (Antonio Desouza High School, Byculla) were selected from amongst forty kids who had been chosen for the four day camp conducted by Richard Allen (Head of Academy, QPR) and David Baker (Head of Education, QPR).
According to Mr Allen both these boys showed tremendous skills and temperament besides demonstrated a great positive attitude both on and off the field which made them stand out above the rest.
Mr Milind Deora (South Mumbai, Member of Parliament & Honorable Minister of State, IT & Shipping) presided over the function and presented the winners jerseys to the two children who leave for the QPR Academy, London in April.
Details of winners fathers for other information if needed;
1. Aman Gaikwad (Holy Name High School, Colaba), (Fathers Name – Mr Santosh Gaikwad – 9930773756)
2. Kamran Ansari (Antonio Desouza High School, Byculla) , (Fathers Name – Mr Atik Ansari, 9324494632)