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Dynamos launch youth teams for I-League age group tourneys

49   //    18 Sep 2017, 15:50 IST

New Delhi, Sep 18 (PTI) Indian Super League side Delhi Dynamos FC today announced the launch of three new youth teams to take part in the age category I-League in the upcoming season.

The U-13, U-15 and U-18 sides of the Dynamos will play in the age category I-League that is set to start from October and be a part of various other youth tournaments.

"Delhi Dynamos FC has launched three new youth teams in different age groups: U-13s, U-15s and U-18s. The elite teams will compete in the upcoming I-League season in their respective age category, that is set to start from October and will also be a part of various other youth tournaments," the club said in a statement.

After a rigorous scouting programme by the youth coaches of Delhi Dynamos, the team's academy now boasts of talented youngsters from across India.

Former Mohun Bagan and Salgaocar defender Rishi Kapur has been handed the reigns for the U-18, while Promod Rawat and Gigi Jose will take charge of the U-15 and U-13 sides respectively.

Kapur, who holds an AFC B License, will be accompanied by former Tata Football Academy graduate Sandeep as the assistant for the U-18.

"This is a great opportunity for these youngsters to start playing at a competitive level in the initial stages of their career. There is a proper youth structure in place at the club which will give the kids an opportunity to flourish," Delhi Dynamos head coach Miguel Angel Portugal said

Press Trust of India (PTI) is a news agency in India
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