Meghalaya Launches ‘Mission Football’

IAS Prelims 2023

Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma launched ‘Mission Football’ at a grand ceremony in Shillong.

Mission Football is an initiative to help develop skills of football enthusiasts and develop young footballers for the country.

It is a dedicated programme for talent identification and nurturing of talents to develop national and international players.

The programme is aimed at honing the skills of young footballers in the state who now see football as a very viable career option.

The initiative will hope to improve not just facilities and infrastructure but also appoint coaches and staff who will help to develop the wide array of talent that is evident in the state.