Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) The school and college national football championship in Mumbai, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, started its online registration process on Tuesday.
Reliance Foundation Youth Sports Football championship will be held in four categories.
For schools, the categories are, junior boys (Grade 7 to 10); senior boys (Grade 11 and 12); Senior Girls (Grade 11 and 12) and for colleges the category will be boys (under-graduates).
Registration for the competitions are free and can be done online at www.rfyouthsports.com.
Last day for registration for Greater Mumbai based Schools and Colleges is August 16.
Reliance Foundation will be broadcasting the school and college football matches on digital platform and through these competitions will develop and create a talent scouting pool to provide scholarships to deserving children.
The city winners will further get opportunity to train with professional football clubs to prepare for the national competition to be held in the month of January/February 2017.
In the first year, the competitions will be played in eight cities in Chennai, Mumbai, Kochi, Kolkata, Goa, Guwahati, Delhi and Pune.