INTRODUCTION OF JFC RESERVE TEAM
Tata Steel today introduced the Jamshedpur FC Reserve Team which will be the bridge between the senior team and the TFA graduates which will give them more competitive exposure.
The first assignment is I league second division where the team will take on Mohammedan Sporting Club in Kolkata on the March 14, 2018. Matches will be played on home and away on league basis. JRD Sports Complex will host all the home matches for the Jamshedpur FC Reserve Team.
17 senior cadets have been selected from TFA along with 5 local JSA Premier Division Players who have been selected via trials.
Trails were held last month to select local players playing from the JSA Premier Division and 5 boys were selected out of them:
- Gorachand Mardi
- Gourav Mukhi
- Raisen Hansdah
- Ravi Bhumij
- Amrit Gope
The Jamshedpur FC reserve team practice facility is being prepared at Tinplate ground and accommodation for the players will be provided around in the same locality.
The Tata Football Academy was conceived in 1983 and inaugurated in 1987. A total of 213 cadets have Graduated from TFA till date and 141 cadets have represented the country till date. 24 cadets have captained Indian football team in various age group tournaments.
JFC RESERVE TEAM PLAYERS
|HILAL RASOOL||PARRAY||HEAD COACH|
- JFC reserve team practice pitch is being developed at the Tinplate ground
- The team includes senior TFA players and local players who have been selected out of trials conducted by JFC
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Tata Steel Group is one of the world’s largest steel companies with a steel production capacity of approximately 27.5 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA) as on March 31, 2017. It is a geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a revenue of INR 117,420 crore in FY17. Tata Steel Group has an employee base of nearly 70,000 employees as of March 31, 2017. Tata Steel has successfully challenged the Deming Grand Prize in 2012, received the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the ‘Best Performing Integrated Steel Plant’, ‘Greenco Platinum Rating’ by CII Green Building Council for environmental performance at Jamshedpur steelworks, ‘Best Place To Work’ in the core sector (steel, oil, power and minerals) by Business Today (2017), ‘World’s Most Ethical Company’ award from the Ethisphere, USA (2017), among several others.
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