Find out the latest news about the football development sessions currently being run by the Homeless World Cup team in India. Text by Deborah Ball, International Partnership Manager.

20 February 2012

Find out the latest news about the football development sessions currently being run by the Homeless World Cup team in India. Text by Deborah Ball, International Partnership Manager.

POST 1

Travelling and first impressions 

It was an eventful journey from Edinburgh to Nagpur via Heathrow and Mumbai – a tiring trip at any time it was livened up by an encounter with Indian immigration officials who were bemused by our 6 giant bags of equipment... Read the complete article here.

POST 2

#FootballFirst – Day ONE

So here we are, the first day of the #FootballFirst coach education programme being held at the local Hislop School, with a large 11-a-side pitch soaking up the 38 degree heat. Starting in the classrooms on the 3rd floor of the school via the numerous amount of steps (a true test of physical fitness), the classroom begins to fill and 19 brand new coaches are present... Read the complete article here.

POST 3

D-Day!

Today was D-Day in Chennai – the time when the 7 young people we had been working with took centre stage and delivered the first sessions of the #FootballFirst Coach Education Programme to 20 new coaches... Read the complete article here.

To learn more...

Click here to see more pictures about the coaching sessions. 
More information about #FootballFirst programme in India here.



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