Renedy Singh, Bembem Devi join Zinc grassroots programme as advisory members

Former Indian internationals Renedy Singh, Bembem Devi and Delhi Football president Shaji Prabhakaran are among those roped in as advisory members for Zinc Football.

"The facilities and management at the Zinc Football Academy are really impressive," said former India women's team captain Oinam Bembem Devi.   -  AIFF Media

Former India footballers Renedy Singh and Oinam Bembem Devi have become advisory members of Zinc Football to work for its grassroots development programme.

Delhi Football president Shaji Prabhakaran has also been roped in for the same role.

The Zinc Football Advisory Board, consisting of the three experts at its core, will provide guidance and counsel for the betterment of the Zinc Football initiative along with providing key inputs to the leadership team, according to a release.

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The Advisory Board will be co-chaired by Arun Misra, chief executive officer of Hindustan Zinc Limited, and Annanya Agarwal, president of Vedanta Football.

"With the kind of infrastructure and training programmes at Zinc Football, they have the potential to be among the best and produce some really exciting talents for Indian Football going ahead," former India midfielder Renedy said.

"The facilities and management at the Zinc Football Academy are really impressive. During our days we didn't have too many facilities such as this and I am really happy that Vedanta Hindustan Zinc has stepped up for this initiative," added former India women's team captain Bembem.

Zinc Football is an initiative aimed at ushering in a footballing revolution in Rajasthan.

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