India’s biggest football talent search Football Trials’ 19 in association with AD Alcorcon

Chennai, January 17, 2019: Football Trials’ 19, Second Indian Edition, India’s Biggest Football Talent search started on January 10th, 2019 is happening in Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, and Maharashtra will end by January 20th, 2019. During this Trials, participants will be assessed by Mr. Jose Gonzalez, Director of the International Academy of AD Alcorcon along with Mrs. Nuria Palomo Leon, Coach - International Academy of AD Alcorcon, Spain in association with Football Plus Professional Soccer Academy and Dumbell. This year in each state two players will be selected and they will get an opportunity to Play & Train in Spain for one month freely at AD Alcorcon. 10 aspiring football sporting talent from India will be selected between the age group of 8 to 14 and 15 to 20 for Boys and girls. AD Alcorcon is a Spanish football team based in Alcorcon, in the autonomous community of Madrid. Founded in 1971, it currently plays in the second division of LaLiga, holding home matches at the Municipal de Santo Domingo. Participants can register online at

This initiative is the brainchild of Mr. David Anand, Founder of Football Plus Professional Soccer Academy,  who sensed the opportunity and potential of football sporting talent in India. Due to lack of opportunities and infrastructure in this sports in India and his passion for football triggered him to start a football academy called Football Plus PSA. The academy’s aim is not only to teach world-class football but the ‘Plus’ means to give a holistic rearing of the child through the sport of football.

To achieve the vision of creating world-class players, he associated with Ad Alcorcon of Spain, and Spain is the mecca of football. Now, there are multiple opportunities to the football-passioned players of India in learning football from internationally renowned coaches and also to earn opportunities in playing for the prestigious club itself, which is an achievement of a lifetime in itself.

 Speaking during the occasion Mr. David Anand,  Founder of Football Plus Professional Soccer Academy said “India has vast potential in football talent but with limited opportunities to get exposure in the international academies. Majority of aspiring players face hurdles and we want to nurture the young talent through this football trials’19 the second edition happening in Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, and Maharashtra. We want to provide international exposure through this talent hunt, so that in future India will have star-studded football players in the international arena representing our country. Out of the participants 10 players will be selected based on the assessment of international coach Mr. Jose Gonzalez and sponsored to play and train in Spain in AD Alcorcon Academy for one month. I would like to thanks Mr. Abishek Rengasamy, founder Dumbell  for his relentless support in taking this initiative to the next level”.

Football Plus PSA takes pride in the association with Dumbell. As a very famous quote goes- clothes define a man, similarly a high-quality football kit boosts the spirits of a child. Through this association, the academy will provide exclusive official academy merchandise manufacturing & selling opportunity to Dumbell. Dumbell & Football Plus has graciously created a program called 10:1 Initiative, in which for every 10 sales of Football Plus merchandise by Dumbell. Football Plus will provide free training to one kid for a month.  Football plus will identify the talents for the above Initiative through a selection process. This gesture shows Mr. Abhishek, Founder and Chairman of Dumbell whose spirit and passion for supporting aspiring sporting talent in India.

Mr. Abishek Rengasamy, Founder and Chairman of Dumbell, said “We are happy to be a part of this initiative which encourages young and aspiring football talent by giving them international exposure. Dumbell wear’s vision is to provide high-quality sports apparel to the upcoming players and our products come with the right fit and its performance speaks for itself. Dumbell wear will continue to support young and aspiring sports talent through various initiatives across the country and we want to play a major role in nurturing and scouting sports talents whenever its possible”.

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