Striker Michael Chopra pursues AIFF D-License course

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Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club Kerala Blasters F.C forward Michael Chopra is reportedly pursuing the All India Football Federation (AIFF) D-License course to take up a future coaching role in India.

“Yes, he (Michael Chopra) is doing his D-License course. We don’t know his plans but yes, he is doing the course” Western India Football Association (WIFA) CEO Henry Menezes, who conceptualised the D-License course in India, was quoted as saying by Goal.com.

The AIFF D-Licence allows the holder to take up a coaching role at the grassroots level of football, which includes college and school teams, district and Inter-city championships.

Chopra has scored once in 19 appearances for Kerala Blasters.

Chopra, who has played for Newcastle United in the English Premier League (EPL), represented England from the U-15 to the U-21 level.

–IANS

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