Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: The Odisha Football Club (OFC) has announced the launch of OFC Player Development Program (OFC-PDP). The OFC-PDP is a non-residential program for boys aged 11 to 18 years old (U13, U15, U17 & U19) to sharpen their football skills.
The OFC-PDP will be led by a team of qualified coaches who will provide professional training to players of all skill levels. Players will participate in three to four training sessions/match per week. The program will also provide players with two sets of jerseys, shorts, shin pads, stockings, and a kit bag.
The OFC-PDP registration will begin from October 23, 2023. The program will be held at the Bhubaneswar Football Academy, Unit - 1, Near Mothers Public School, Bhubaneswar .
Monday, Wednesday, Friday - U13 (4:00 PM to 5:00 PM) & U17 (5:30 PM to 7:00 PM) Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday - U15 (4:00 PM to 5:00 PM) & U19 (5:30 PM to 7:00 PM) Sunday - All age groups Match (4:00 PM to 7:00 PM)
The program includes three/four weekly training sessions and matches, providing ample opportunities for skill enhancement and practical play experience. The program is in line with the vision of the club that is to develop young Odia footballers.
It provides a pathway for the players to learn the game professionally from the age group of U13 to U19 with an opportunity to get a chance to be selected for the Odisha FC reserves and Senior Team.
The program fees will ensure that the highest quality standards are maintained in the course, while the monetary collections will be reinvested with the purpose of improving the program and football development within the state.