NEW DELHI: The Minerva Academy Football Club and the Delhi Football Club have signed a multi-layered partnership, a statement said on Thursday. The aim is to develop local players, local coaches, and the overall football ecosystem in Delhi-NCR, opening new doors for football in the national capital region.
Delhi FC powered by Minerva will promote local young talents and aspiring coaches and also will offer the chance to the locals who want to work in the football industry along with that it will offer opportunity to the players, coaches, and administrators to play, coach and manage.
Owner of Minerva Academy FC Ranjit Bajaj announced a partnership to develop the football ecosystem in the capital of India. The partnership will work towards giving a platform to the local players, coaches, administrators, and other staff in Delhi to showcase their talent by playing and working at the senior-most level in a proper professional set up.
Delhi FC is one of the few big clubs in Delhi. The club finished third in the Delhi League last season.
Hem Chand, one of the oldest members of Delhi Football and the only member who has won 6 consecutive times in elections, is currently the senior vice-president in the MC of Delhi, will be among the board of directors of the new entity. IANS