Few days back it was announced that they will conduct trials for players for its residential academies on June 11 and 12 at Srinagar.
It was also announced that a three-member expert committee of AIFF is visiting Srinagar on June 11 and 12 for the trials.
The interested players were asked to register and be in the Polo ground (Srinagar) at 9 am on 11th June.
Football is popular in the valley, and thus it was no surprise that about 300 boys came to fulfill their dreams of playing in one of the elite academies of the country. And AIFF’s expert trio failed to report in Srinagar.
This yet again shows the lack of professionalism plaguing the country. Many of these boys came from distant places. Finally the damage control was done by former Indian team captain Abdul Majeed Kakroo who supervised the preliminary selection. It is learned that the AIFF expert team will now report to the Srinagar trails on 13th June.