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Legendary football coach Arsene Wenger to inaugurate AIFF-Fifa academy

Former Arsenal manager will be in India from November 19 to 23 and will meet ISL, I-League clubs besides entities involved with youth development in Indian football

Our Bureau Calcutta Published 16.11.23, 09:54 AM
Arsene Wenger.

Arsene Wenger. File picture

Legendary football coach Arsene Wenger will inaugurate the AIFF-Fifa academy, to be launched under the global football body's talent development scheme, in Bhubaneswar on November 21.

The former Arsenal manager, who is now the chief of Fifa's global football development programme, will be in India from November 19 to 23 and will meet ISL, I-League clubs besides entities involved with youth development in Indian football.

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"Arsene Wenger will be here in India from November 19 to 23. During this period, he and his team will meet ISL, I-League clubs and all those who are involved with youth development in Indian football," said AIFF president Kalyan Chaubey in a release on Wednesday.

"Our efforts would be to build this academy into a flawless one. We are confident that Wenger's vast experience would be of big help in turning this academy into a world-class facility," he added.

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