STAIRS starts organizing camps for selection of U-17 and U-14 teams from 16th May, 2015
- Football trial camps will be conducted in 4-zones in Delhi
- 8 teams per zone will be selected- 4 for U-14 and 4 for U-17
- More than 10,000 School children will participate in SSFL 2
- Over 100 champions will be produced and mentored
- SSFL 2 will witness 30 all girls team
- SSFL aligns itself with the FIFA rules of football for boys and girls between 14-17 years of age.
New Delhi 19th May, 2015: Following the success of first edition of STAIRS School Football League (SSFL) in 2014, STAIRS- has kick started SSFL-2 by organizing Football Trial Camps in Delhi from 16th May, 2015. These camps will be conducted in four zones in Delhi in a phased manner, for the purpose of selection of total 8 teams per zone- 4 teams of U-17 and 4 teams of U-14 players. These teams will be a part of the League which has commenced from 16thMay, 2015.
STAIRS is organizing a total of 12 football trial camps. These camps are divided zone wise into East, South, North-West and North Delhi. Post selection in the trial camps, a final selection camp, will be held in each zone.
“These camps will prove to be talent tapping opportunity for us. We observe the players carefully and ensure that their talent wins recognition by participating in the biggest football extravaganza of 2015- the SSFL2. It will be wonderful to see the talent of the youngsters being recognized and to give them that one chance. The camps have been divided into zones so that the maximum area in the region is covered, and every school and every child get the opportunity to participate. The idea is that every enthusiastic child gets an equal opportunity to play in the league”, said Mr. Siddhartha Upadhyay, Founder & Secretary General, STAIRS.
The zone wise details of the camps to be held are as follows:
|East Delhi||Pocket B-6, DDA Flats Ground, Gharolli Village, Mayur Vihar||22nd May, 2015|
|Madhu Vihar, Yamuna Sports Complex,
|26th May, 2015|
|Krishna Nagar Police ground||30th May, 2015|
|Final Selection Camp will be held from 1st June-3rd June at Madhu Vihar, Yamuna Sports Complex|
|South Delhi||Chirag Delhi
|Jal Vihar (Lajpat Nagar)
|24th May, 2015|
|Tughlkabad Railway Colony, Parhaladpur.||31st May, 2015|
|Final Selection Camp will be held from 4th June-6th June at Jal Vihar|
|North-West Delhi||GBSSS School, Kehsav Puram,
|16th May, 2015|
|Mangol Puri Nursery Park
|20th May, 2015|
|Possangipur Village, Janakpuri.||23rd May, 2015|
|Final Selection Camp will be held from 7th June- 10th June at GBSSS Keshav Puram|
|North Delhi||Water Works-Civil Lines ground,
|19th May, 2015|
|Kanjhawala Village Ground||27th May, 2015|
|Jagatpur Village Ground
|30th May, 2015|
|Final Selection Camp will be held from 12th June-14th June at Apex Public School|
The U-14 team will consist of players born in the year 2002 (on or after 1st January, 2002). The U-17 team will comprise of players born in the year 1999 (On or after 1st January, 1999).
SSFL-2 will be packed with more vigor and punch. Country’s biggest school level football extravaganza- the Stairs SFL 2 is set to be bigger and better with an expected participation of more than 10,000 school children from Delhi/NCR.
The 2015 edition will be organized in partnership with Hindustan Football Academy, which will provide technical assistance to the event and assist STAIRS in conducting the tournament in a professional and organized manner. HFA has a football legacy spanning six decades. The club has over the year has been applauded for their groundbreaking approach to mentoring sporting talents. It mentors talent talents not just on a national level but internationally as well.