FOOTBALLThe Beautiful Game
Why Football is Important in IndiaØThe Fastest Growing Sport in IndiaØ The 2nd Biggest Sport after CricketØThe No 1 sport ...
Changing Mindset and Aspirations                       Akhilesh Yadav: From football,                       movies to crow...
FIFA and INDIA                               INDIA IS CURRENTLY BIDDING FOR                               THE CLUB WORLD C...
WORLD FOOTBALL LOOKING EASTØ European Football Powerhouses like Barcelona, Manchester United, Arsenal,  Tottenham, Bayern ...
North East India: The Goldmine of Indian Football            - Novy Kapadia (Top football critic/commentator)After Dr T Aa...
North East India: The Goldmine of Indian Football           - Novy Kapadia (Top football critic/commentator)              ...
ONE TEAM   ONE PASSION   ONE COLOUR
Genesis Formed in 1983 in Shillong,  Lajong means our own Rationale: Improve football standards of local footballers Spot ...
THE TEAMONE TEAM ONE PASSION ONE REGION            www.shillonglajong.com
Shillong Lajong FCØ Biggest Fan base in the country after Mohun Bagan & East Bengal- Mohun Bagan Club was established in 1...
Shillong Lajong FC : Fastest growing fanbase in the CountryGuwahati    Imphal                        Mizoram
Shillong Lajong FC s           Operations Strategy           Two Prong Approach                                           ...
OperationsTraining facilities at par with the rest of the countryInter state/club players transfer when trading window ope...
Football Operations  Football OperationsCoaching Staff:    Chief Coach Pradhyum Reddy    Asst Coach Thangboi Singto    Aca...
Why Shillong Lajong FC ???                Ready InfrastructureStadiumsThe 25,000 J.N Stadium infrastructure has currently ...
Why Shillong Lajong FC ???                      Investing in the Future  Focus on identifying Talent at the grassroots and...
From              To       www.shillonglajong.com
From                           ToBayern Munich Invite 10 (ten) of Lajong s best Under 15 Players for trials atKolkata.4 ou...
From                                 ToUnder the bright lights of the JLN stadium on 10th Jan, 10 of the newest breed of p...
From                         ToShillong Lajong U-14 team were invited to play in the LeapStart Tottenham Hotspur Tournamen...
From                                           To    Shillong Lajong FC has a growing number of players in the various age...
SHILLONG LAJONG NECAMPS     www.shillonglajong.com
SLFC Spreading the Game in the home        of the Sleeping GiantSLFC WERE INVITED TO KOHIMA TO PLAY THE            Handing...
CSR INIATIVES Football Boots distributed by the club to a village U-15 team                                               ...
The 1st FDI in Indian Football History and aStrategic partnership with FC Vikings
Mission Highlights    Highlights1        TOP 7 In the I League                                      2012/132      Competit...
Chronology            Yesterday                                  Tomorrow                                        Participa...
Thank You@      www.shillonglajong.com                               Thank you
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Ming Larsing, General Secretary, Shillong Lajong FC made a presentation to the Sports Journalists Convention in Guwahati on the 22nd March 2012.
This presentation outlines what Shillong Lajong FC has achieved and gives an outline in the direction its headed , especially after Anglian Holdings investment in the FC.

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Shillong Lajong presentation at the Sports Journalists Convention in Guwahati

  1. 1. FOOTBALLThe Beautiful Game
  2. 2. Why Football is Important in IndiaØThe Fastest Growing Sport in IndiaØ The 2nd Biggest Sport after CricketØThe No 1 sport in the World. Fifa has over 200 affiliated countries.Cricket has 9 Test playing nations.Ø Captive young Audience: India s young audience between FOOTBALL: between the age group of 8-35 are regular viewers of EPL, The next big Spanish League, Champions League, Euro Cup, thing in Indian Sports Copa America & the World CupØ Young India Youngistan - One of the Youngest Countries in the World - One of the Largest Consumer Markets in the World - Median Age @ 26years - 50% of India s population is under 25 years of age - 60% of India s population under 35 years of age www.shillonglajong.com
  3. 3. Changing Mindset and Aspirations Akhilesh Yadav: From football, movies to crown of UP politics
  4. 4. FIFA and INDIA INDIA IS CURRENTLY BIDDING FOR THE CLUB WORLD CUP AND THE U-17 WORLD CUPFIFA concentrating on India and China to popularize and www.shillonglajong.com promote the game
  5. 5. WORLD FOOTBALL LOOKING EASTØ European Football Powerhouses like Barcelona, Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham, Bayern Munich and Liverpool now eyes India as a potential market. The 1st ever FIFA international Friendly between Argentina and Venezuela Bayern Munich played India in a friendly in New Delhi Sheffield FC touring India Times of India -7th June 2011 www.shillonglajong.com
  6. 6. North East India: The Goldmine of Indian Football - Novy Kapadia (Top football critic/commentator)After Dr T Aao, The emergence of footballers from the North East into theNational Footballing scene started in the early 90 s when Tata Football Academy,which has produced the backbone of all Indian teams over the last 15 years,started recruiting boys from the North East. Over 50 % of National team playersover the last 10 years are products of TFA Almost all I League Teams in the last decade have had players from the NorthEast representing them each season despite a non existent league structure inalmost all states. www.shillonglajong.com
  7. 7. North East India: The Goldmine of Indian Football - Novy Kapadia (Top football critic/commentator) Prior to 2009 North East Had no representation in the I League North East Clubs were largely Institutional teams eg. Oil India, Assam Rifles, Assam Regiment, Mizoram Police, Manipur Police etc Oil India and Shillong Lajong were the only teams thathad qualified and participated in the 2nd Division I League www.shillonglajong.com
  8. 8. ONE TEAM ONE PASSION ONE COLOUR
  9. 9. Genesis Formed in 1983 in Shillong, Lajong means our own Rationale: Improve football standards of local footballers Spot & nurture local talents/youths Played 3rd Division Shillong league in 1983 Champions of Shillong League in 1989 Champions of North East Zone 2nd Division National League 2006 & 2007 Rechristened to Shillong Lajong Football Club in 2008 with the objective of spotting & nurturing talent from across the North Eastern region and aim to represent North Eastern Region in the National Club Circuit (I League) Qualified for I League in 2009. Runners up in Federation Cup in 2010 Relegated from I League in 2010 Champions of 2nd Division I League in 2011 thereby qualifying for I League again.
  10. 10. THE TEAMONE TEAM ONE PASSION ONE REGION www.shillonglajong.com
  11. 11. Shillong Lajong FCØ Biggest Fan base in the country after Mohun Bagan & East Bengal- Mohun Bagan Club was established in 1889-East Bengal Club was established in 1920-SLFC was founded in 1983 In Football the Stars of the Game are the Players and Spectators. www.shillonglajong.com
  12. 12. Shillong Lajong FC : Fastest growing fanbase in the CountryGuwahati Imphal Mizoram
  13. 13. Shillong Lajong FC s Operations Strategy Two Prong Approach MarketingFootball Operations Operations www.shillonglajong.com
  14. 14. OperationsTraining facilities at par with the rest of the countryInter state/club players transfer when trading window opensTeam ManagementTeam selection (scout for talents from grass root levels/villages)Comply with AFC 16 point Professional Licensing CriteriaYouth Development Grassroots Recruitment - SLFC U-15 SLFC U17 SLFC U-19 I-League Team www.shillonglajong.com
  15. 15. Football Operations Football OperationsCoaching Staff: Chief Coach Pradhyum Reddy Asst Coach Thangboi Singto Academy Coach- Bobby Nongbet Asst Academy Coach- Aibok KharpranManagers : Head of Operations Andrew Suting Senior Team Manager- Birendra Thapa Logistics Manager- Kennith Khongwar Operations Manager- Jeremy Wahlang U-19 Manager and Media Manager Seibor Sana Youth Manager Pynshai DannMedical : Senior Physio- Soumya Bhatterjee Youth Physio- Batli Juban Tariang A few members of the Lajong ManagementTeam Support staff: Massuese Team Bus Driver Ball Boys Cooks Helpers Wardens www.shillonglajong.com
  16. 16. Why Shillong Lajong FC ??? Ready InfrastructureStadiumsThe 25,000 J.N Stadium infrastructure has currently undergone up gradation works in order for the Stadium tocomply to AFC requirements including laying of an artificialturf and installation of Floodlights is expected to becompleted by the year end.Practice GroundsIn addition, FIFA has built an artificial turf next to J.NStadium , the first right to usage going to I-League teams.
  17. 17. Why Shillong Lajong FC ??? Investing in the Future Focus on identifying Talent at the grassroots and harnessing and developing it by having a structured talent management & development structure in place North East India: The Goldmine of Indian Football - Novy Kapadia (Top football critic/commentator)The emergence of footballers from the North East into the National Footballing scenestarted in the early 90 s when Tata Football Academy, which has produced the backbone ofall Indian teams over the last 15 years, started recruiting boys from the North East. Over70 % of of National team players over the last 10 years are products of TFASLFC is currently activating a youth development program in the grass root level across theregion with an aim to achieve greater penetration, efficiency and result in this reservoir oftalent i.e the NE Region. www.shillonglajong.com
  18. 18. From To www.shillonglajong.com
  19. 19. From ToBayern Munich Invite 10 (ten) of Lajong s best Under 15 Players for trials atKolkata.4 out of 6 boys selected from India to trial at Bayern Munich are from SLFC !Selected SLFC players are:Donborlang NongkynrihJacob Lalrawngbawla <-With Philip LahmSuman RaiSonam Chettri www.shillonglajong.com With Carlos Puyol and Eric Abidal
  20. 20. From ToUnder the bright lights of the JLN stadium on 10th Jan, 10 of the newest breed of passionateand talented U-16 footballers stood apart from the rest to get chosen as winners of the FCBayern Youth Cup winners of this season. They now get a once in a lifetime opportunity torepresent India at the FC Bayern Youth Cup at the Allianz Arena, Munich, in May. The chosen3 from Shillong Lajong FC are:Founder Passah (Shillong Lajong FC)Imliakum Longkumer (Shillong Lajong FC)Malsawmkima (Shillong Lajong FC) The 3 Boys selected are from Meghalaya , Nagaland and Mizoram www.shillonglajong.com
  21. 21. From ToShillong Lajong U-14 team were invited to play in the LeapStart Tottenham Hotspur Tournament in BangaloreThe team were eventually the India Champions with 2 boysselected to travel to train at the Tottenham Academy for aweek. Another 2 boys were selected as standby . www.shillonglajong.com
  22. 22. From To Shillong Lajong FC has a growing number of players in the various age groups of the Indian National Team CampsU-15 Indian Team:1. Khlainbor Khonsit2. Frolicson Dhkar3. Kostarlan Lyngdoh4. Chanmitre ThmaU-16 Indian Team:1. Gameliel Lyngdoh2. Shaiborlang Kharpan3. Rupert Nongrum4. Redeem Tlang5. VanlalthlaumuanaU-17 Indian team:1. Jacob Lalrawngbawla2. Zodingliana3. Lalnunmawia FACT: SLFC is producing the most number ofU-22 Indian Team :1. Joy Mrong Kharsawai National Team players after Tata Football2. Ronald Zothanzama Academy3. Soram Porei AnganbaSenior Team1. Sushil Kumar Singh www.shillonglajong.com
  23. 23. SHILLONG LAJONG NECAMPS www.shillonglajong.com
  24. 24. SLFC Spreading the Game in the home of the Sleeping GiantSLFC WERE INVITED TO KOHIMA TO PLAY THE Handing over of a SLFCINAUGURAL MATCH OF THE NAGALAND PREMIER jersey to the ChiefLEAGUE.( above : with the NPL XI Team in Yellow) Minister of Nagaland , Mr N.Rio
  25. 25. CSR INIATIVES Football Boots distributed by the club to a village U-15 team SLFC Kit distributed to buddingGoal keeping camp conducted in Nagaon, Assam women footballers
  26. 26. The 1st FDI in Indian Football History and aStrategic partnership with FC Vikings
  27. 27. Mission Highlights Highlights1 TOP 7 In the I League 2012/132 Competitive Presence in I League & Establish and 2013/14 Operate a State of the Art Residential3 Academy. SLFC developed players to contribute significantly to composition of 2014/15 National Team in all age groups. SLFC Players to Form the Back Bone of Team4 India Under 17 and Under 19 Teams 2015/16 To represent India in the Asian Club Football Circuit
  28. 28. Chronology Yesterday Tomorrow Participate Ist Team in NE 2nd Division Champions from N.E. to 1st Division Champions League I League Of AsiaChampions Qualify for National Of India Champions I League Football League Spell the Future in RED
  29. 29. Thank You@ www.shillonglajong.com Thank you

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