TheFootballLink offers the FZone for event bookings that can be customized with a sporting twist. In the past we have had occasions such as birthdays, pre-marriage celebrations and so on at our centre. We also host live football match screenings of some of the biggest matches from Indian and European Leagues as well as the international stage, all on Delhi’s largest outdoor screen.
Hindustan Zinc officially launched their game changing CSR football initiative, “Zinc Football” on 21st September 2018 through a press conference in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The Zinc Football programme, strategized and implemented by TheFootballLink, is designed to provide professional football coaching to the rural children of Rajasthan between the age 5 and 12 years. Hindustan Zinc has also set up a world class residential Football Academy at Zawar near Udaipur in Rajasthan with state-of-the-art facilities.
The Zinc Football Academy is India’s first technology inspired Academy and through the F-Cube Performance Analysis Centre (FPAC) it provides international standard training and sports science facilities.
During the conference, the official logo of Zinc Football was also launched by Mr. Sunil Duggal, CEO - Hindustan Zinc; Mr. Annanya Agarwal, President - Vedanta Football; Mr. Vishal Bansal, Inspector General of Udaipur; and Mr. Bishnucharan Mallick, District Collector of Udaipur.
As part of the Talent Scouting program of the Zinc Football Initiative, TFL Scouts are currently at the 63rd SGFI State U-14 Football Championship in Dungarpur, Rajasthan to identify the top footballing talents under the age of 14 to enrol at the flagship Zinc Residential Football Academy.
Zinc Football has so far scouted over 4500 children across Rajasthan over the past 12 months and continues in the quest to scout the cream of footballing talent in the state.
With over 50+ Coaches in our roster, TheFootballLink will once again come together with Coaches Across Continents to organize a Sports for Social Impact Camp to educate the Coaches on how they can help drive social change through the beautiful sport of football.
Coaches Across Continents (CAC) is the only global NGO providing year-round process consultancy resources in sport for social impact. CAC works in 54 countries across 6 continents and impacts over 16 million children and influences over 100 million consumers.
The 2nd Coaches Refresher Course of Zinc Football Year 2 will be conducted for TheFootballLink Coaches in TFL – Udaipur. The new TFL Head of Youth Development, UEFA A-License Coach, Julio Segret, will be the instructor for the Course starting from the 17th of December 2018.
The Course will allow the Coaches to stay up to date in ensuring that the best methodologies in football training are being provided to the children at the Zinc Football Schools. Over 45 Coaches will be participating in this edition of the Refresher Course.