Real Madrid Camp begins today

Lalitpur, June 4

The Real Madrid Football Training Camp, organised by Subharambh Education and Sports Tour Pvt Ltd, is beginning at the Modern Indian School grounds from Monday.

A total of 65 players — 59 boys and six girls — from various schools are participating in the camp which will be conducted by Singapore-based Real Madrid Foundation coaches Daniel Landaburu Rotella and Rafael Palacios, informed the organisers at a press meet today.

According to Director of Subharambh Education and Sports Tour Santosh Neupane, the coaches will focus on five aspects of the game — Fitness, Skills, Strategy, Leadership Skills and Values — over the next five days. The two UEFA ‘A’ license holder coaches will be assisted by local coaches Thaman Bhushal, Sanoj Shrestha, Bina Shrestha, Raju Shrestha, Nabin Maharjan and Hari Lama Tamang.

National Youth Council under Ministry of Youth and Sports, Modern Indian School, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Zero Degree Travels and Tours, RJ Sports, The Bridge Enterprises, Dish Home, Eight Degrees, and Elite Technologies are the partners of the event which is also supported by ATBurger, Water Mark and Aqua 24 Carat.

Upaul Majumdar, General Manager at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, said he was happy to a part of the event. “This is a programme for the youth and they are the future of the country. This is a small help from our side to make Nepal a fabulous country,” said Majumdar.

Managing Director of Subharambh Education and Sports Tour Bijay Kumar Khatri said the kids got to learn new skills from the coaches apart from other aspects of the game. “These kids will learn skills and techniques and they will know how trainings are conducted in other countries,” said Khatri.

Khatri said the foreign coaches will select one best player from among the participants after the camp and the player will get an opportunity to travel to Singapore for a five-day camp at the Real Madrid Foundation.

Narayan Shrestha, the person who connected Real Madrid Foundation with Subharambh Education and Sports Tour, said they wanted to contribute to the overall development of the football in Nepal. “This is just the beginning. We have plans to organise such camps twice a year and we are working on making it a five-year project so that we can help Nepali football,” he added.