BHUBANESWAR:21/9/22: President of All India Soccer Federation (AIFF) Kalyan Chaubey and secretary common Shaji Prabhakaran on Wednesday met chief minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas. Throughout the assembly, the chief minister urged the AIFF’s cooperation for the enhancement of girls’ soccer within the state and restarting Kalinga Cup soccer.
“Pleasure assembly Shri Kalyan Chaubey, President of @IndianFootball & Common Secy Shri @Shaji4Football. Sought to assist in the progress of girls’ soccer in #Odisha & restarting of Kalinga Cup Soccer. Thanked them for the appreciation for #Odisha’s illustrious sporting ecosystem,” tweeted the chief minister.
Later, the AIFF officers visited the Kalinga Stadium to debate the preparedness for the forthcoming FIFA U-17 ladies’ world cup and the general improvement of soccer in Odisha. Sports activities secretary R Vineel Krishna briefed them in regards to the particulars of the state’s preparedness.
The Kalinga Stadium within the metropolis is one among the many three venues for the soccer tourney to be held from October 11 to October 30 which can host India’s group stage matches against the United States, Morocco, and Brazil on October eleventh, 14t,h and seventeenth respectively. The Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa and DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai are 2 different venues.
The state authorities have spent Rs 70 crore to develop the soccer pitch on the Kalinga Stadium and 5 apply pitches within the metropolis together with one synthetic grass for application of the groups in the course of the tournaments.
The AIFF president and secretary common additionally visited the soccer floor and different tasks and services inside Kalinga Stadium Advanced and lauded the state authorities’ efforts in selling numerous sports activities