Manipur, July 23 (ANI): Sports are an integral part of the northeastern community. Having an inclination towards sports, people in the northeast region are keen sportsmen and avid followers of soccer. To nurture the talents of budding sportsmen in Manipur, Ukhrul United Football Club, in collaboration with the North Eastern Council and Sports Authority of India, has created a novelty space to train the youngsters in football. The football camp has gained popularity among students who have been coming in hundreds to brush up their soccer skills this summer vacation. Students were undergone training at the camp for three weeks. Celebrating the love for sports, especially soccer, the camp has been organised to help shape the future of the youngsters better by helping them identify their strengths. A torchbearer in sports, Ukhrul United FC has been continuously grooming the young players and giving them a platform to showcase their skills. Various techniques of the game like passing the ball, heading, chest control, balancing and stamina building are among the many things that the camp focuses on. Parents have also shown great interest in shaping the future of their children. Many even attend the training sessions of their children, looking on enthusiastically from the stands. Building the platform and providing an opportunity to the budding sports lovers will definitely enhance the skills and talents of the youngsters. Moreover, it helps inculcate in the children habit of a healthy and active lifestyle.
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