Bhubaneswar; 8th March 2020: As a part of its Grassroots Development Program, Odisha FC organised a special Girls Football Festival to celebrate International Women’s Day at Bajrangbali Sports Club, Ghatikia in Bhubaneswar.
Around 30 girls from Ghatikia and nearby areas of Bhubaneswar attended the event on Sunday. Assistant Grassroots Manager of the club Mr. Suvam Das first organised technical drills after warm-up after which an exhibition 11-a-side football match was played.
Not only the girls, their parents and family members also gathered at the ground to watch them show football skills today. Members of OFC fan group – The Juggernauts – assisted the club in the smooth conduct of the festival today.
Speaking about this event, Mr. Suvam Das expressed, “We at Odisha FC are always committed towards the development of football in the State and as a part of this, we organised the Football Festival today. We saw good excitement among the girls here and our aim is to improve the standard of football among the girls in Odisha from a very young age.”
“I enjoyed the event a lot today. Especially the technical drill was very exciting and unique. We will definitely want to be a part of such festivals in the future,” said one of the girls who took part in the event today.