Spring of football in Attappadi

Spring of football in Attappadi

SPRING OF FOOTBALL IN ATTAPPADI

  1. Free Football Management course for the tribal youth of Attappadi
  2. Formation of fans-owned Football club of Palakkad district
  3. Creation of job opportunities in sports

SPRING OF FOOTBALL IN ATTAPPADI

Attappadi is a tribal land inhabited by a group of good people whose lives are intertwined with nature. Due to some historical reasons, they were financially suppressed and subjected to various exploitation. FOOTBALL FOR EMPLOYMENT or SPRING OF FOOTBALL is a scheme to create job opportunities for the tribal youth of Attappadi, without breaking their societal and environmental conditions.

FOOTBALL FOR EMPLOYMENT OR SPRING OF FOOTBALL

Football is considered as one of the biggest industries of the world, which makes a revenue of about $28 billion, while giving job opportunities to lakhs of people globally. In India, Football was never considered beyond a sports event. But the advent of Indian Super League gives a new light to Football as a lucrative business. SPORTS AND MANAGEMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTE (SMRI) support the society to create job opportunities and revenue from football. SMRI has its headquarters in the Green Field Stadium, situated in Trivandrum. As part of this programme, SMRI promotes the concept of Fans Owned Football Clubs. World famous clubs like Real Madrid, F C Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and S L Benfica are Fans Owned Clubs. SMRI has also started Fans Owned Clubs like Travancore Royals, based on Trivandrum and J.F.C Malappuram, based on Malappuram.

Spring of Football in Attappadi is the new phase of SMRI’s mission. In association with the Signature Sports Development Group of Attappadi, SMRI aims to promote employment and business opportunities to ordinary tribal youth from football, the sports of commoners. Signature Sports Development Group is a part of Attappadi based organization named Adimav Natural and Social Service Charity Trust International (AMNASSCTI).

HOW- 

  1. SMRI offers free 6-months Advanced Diploma in Football Management course to the tribal youth. A group of young youth selected by Signature Sports Development Group will be trained in professional Football Management under this scheme. Along with studies, the students will get practical exposure in various fields of football business.
  2. SMRI aims to start a professional Fans Owned Football Club in Palakkad under the leadership of Football Management Students and with the support of Signature Sports Development Group. The club help the students to learn different phases of football club business, and will also create job opportunities for them after studies.
  3. The Football Club based on Attappadi will contribute to the holistic development of the land. Along with Football, the club will give also promote the indigenous games of Attappadi.

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