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Local Magic Feet soccer boys to play in Australia

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Bangalore Schools Sports Foundation, a special mission sports foundation working towards development of sports from the grassroot level to international standards, positively impacting lives, empowering children and youth through sports as a medium of transformation
Their project Magic Feet- a Football Project for the most Underprivileged children and youth in the country has gained global recognition and repute. The team has been invited by the Melbourne Australia to play the most prestigious youth football tournament Melbourne Friendship Cup 2015, scheduled to be held from December 12 to 16, 2015.
The children and youth from the Magic Feet Club are from the most remote villages of north east – India and the slums of the city, who have been handpicked and trained professionally to represent the country in football.
Team Background
The players are being chosen by a special scheme initiated by the Sports Authority of INDIA (SAI) in association with the Indian Army, where the boys are being recruited at the age of 12 yrs and supported by the Indian army with food /education / sports & Skills and on attaining the age of 18 the boys will be recruited in the Indian army
Its for the first time in history the Indian Army has associated with Bangalore Schools Sports Foundation a Sports NGO to promote and develop sports for children and youth to an international standards
“With our recent accomplishment of winning the Great Wall Cup of China 2014 , we feel honored to have been invited to the most prestigious international youth soccer tournament Melbourne Friendship Cup 2015, Australia scheduled to be held from 12 to 16 Dec 2015”, says Elvis Joseph, Director of BSSF.

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