Football is the sport that is played in almost all parts of the world with all of the passion. The 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup has many things to do for Indian football. It is a kind of motivational factor in creating awareness and the hope that the game will increase its fan following and attract more talent. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has realised the way forward is to target young talent and has introduced baby leagues to achieve that mission.
Former National coach Anadi Barua, who runs Barua Football Training Centre, that is to groom young footballers, in Noida said that there is abundant talent in different parts of India that are still waiting to be noticed nurtured. Now is the high time to reach to those youngsters through the FIFA World Cup.
In India there is always a dilemma for parents, picking between academics and sports for their children. It can provide a good career path to the child. Even after retirement one can become a coach or a referee. Now there are many private academies in the country that invite youngsters. There are certain fitness standards that one needs to maintain, under professional advice. It is also not expensive affair. Even the playing kit does not cost much and can be afforded. The fee is also not very high. By playing football children can become successful disciplined citizen.