Soccer Festival At RVS
On May 9, 2015, Saturday the grounds of Ridge Valley School, Gurgaon came abuzz with the 'Football Festival' organized by the Soccer Foundation India. The theme of the event was 'Cross cultures : bringing together the best out of different cultures'. The morning saw students flocking the grounds and under the able guidance of international coaches like Anders Levins (from Denmark- Founder of CCPA ), John Helt (Denmark-Former Director of Danish football federation and a professional player of Denmark) Nenad Dapic (Bosnia- Head of Balkan operation CCPA) and Bikram Singh Thockchom (Chairman of Soccer Foundation, International Coerver Coach and advisor CCPA India ) learnt some useful techniques of football. The two hour session extended into almost three with the children wanting more. The school Principal Guneet Ohri, encouraged the young football aspirants consisting of both boys and girls with her inspiring words and felicitated the coaches.
A number of Parents present also appreciated the manner in which the event was conducted. Itgo was good to see the large numeber of girlks who turned up to play Soccer. The festival motivated the young footballers and introduced them to the global prominence of the sport.