New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Special Olympics Bharat coaches and the Delhi Dynamos Football Club Coaches on Monday took part in a special two-day orientation programme, followed by an 11-a-side Unified football match involving athletes from Special Olympics Bharat.
The first day of the celebration saw SO Bharat Coaches who have been trained by the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation to conduct a special orientation programme called ‘Football for Social Change’ which was aimed at teaching a total of 15 coaches from Delhi Dynamos Football Club on how to involve, promote and upgrade sports skills of Special Athletes, according the release.
The orientation programme was followed by an exciting 11-a-side Unified football match, which celebrated the Unified spirit of Special Olympics as the coaches and special athletes came together as team-mates.
Commenting on the development, Victor R Vaz, National Sports Director, Special Olympics Bharat said: “We are delighted that Delhi Dynamos is joining hands for promoting Inclusion through Football.
“Along with demonstrating their passion and attentiveness to the importance of Inclusion, this collaboration will serve as a model for more, steering towards a quality football culture. With this event we look forward to celebrating the Unified spirit of Special Olympics with Delhi Dynamos,” he added.