16-march-2013 … Chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday unveiled its draft ‘football policy’ at a five star resort in Panjim …
The draft football policy was unveiled by the chief minister while inaugurating the first Goa International Football Table-GIFT 2013, which was organized by Goa Football Development Council in the presence of guest of honour and actor sunil shetty, gfdc chairman dr rufino monteiro, chairman of demp group of companies srinivas dempo, executive director of sports authority of goa Elvis gomes and others
The two day conference titled gift will have an array of speakers who will give their insights on vital topics such as Infrastructure, Talent Development; Community Development/Social Up-liftment, Marketing & Sponsorship and The Professionals.
The draft policy released by Chief Minister revolves around talent, competitions, coaching, infrastructure and revenue
Speaking on the occasion chief minister Manohar Parrikar said that Football was a sport which could help you to show determination, hard work, endurance, team spirit, coordination and it is both an individual as well as a team sport …
Guest of honour and actor Sunil shetty said that there was unbelievable talent in the country and the game of football was one kind of it
Meanwhile Chairman of goa football development council said Dr. Rufino Monteiro, Chairman, expressed his gratitude towards the Honorable Chief Minister for his dedication and commitment in making football the official sport of the state, not just in words but also in action.
Later various awards were also presented on the occasion