Kolkata, Kerala schoolboys to train at Celtic FC

The selected trio would travel to Glasgow and stay and train at the Celtic FC Youth Academy, enjoying all the facilities available to junior players at the club.

updated: April 27, 2013 18:30 IST
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Mumbai: Two Kolkata schoolboys, along with another from Kerala, have been picked by talent hunters at the end of Mahindra Youth Football Challenge Inter-City tournament in Bangalore to undergo a 10-day training camp with Scottish football club Celtic in Glasgow in mid-August.

Mohamed Habib and Suman Dutta (both from Kolkata) and Lazim Ali (from Kerala) were selected on the basis of their performances in the tournament that ended on April 25 and involved the champion schools from six cities, followed by a four-day camp featuring the best 22 players.

Habib and Dutta are from Ashok Nagar Vidyasagar Bani Bhaban of Kolkata and Ali is from St Joseph's HSS, Kerala, said PN Sankaran of Procam International, the promoters of the event.

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