There are lots of talents are in Arunachal Pradesh who represent the country-Bhaichung Bhutia.
Bhaichung Bhutia is interested to set up Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools in Arunachal Pradesh if the State government gives a green signal, Bhaichung expressed his desire before the media.
Former Indian Football Captain, Bhaichung Bhutia said that it is important to help and assist young talents from the state who are interested in the sports and appealed the next state government to give priority in sports giving focus on grooming sportsperson.
“There are lots of talents are in Arunachal Pradesh who represent the country, but it is unfortunate to see that they are not provided with proper facilities and training,” said Bhutia while interacting with media during the Launching of Sports Station, near AP Civil Secretariat here today.
Appreciating the talents representing the country from North East States like Manipur, Mizoram, Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim, Bhutia also believed that Arunachal can also produce many sports personalities if proper guidance and facilities will provided.
“There is no denial that the state has many talents, that is why it is important to groom and nurture them into professional,” stated Bhutia.
He also said that providing of proper guidance and facilities is pertinent to nurture the talents to help them grow in stature.
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“Apart from this, sport teaches many valuable lessons for everyone like how to react on winning and losing and it instills competitive spirit and respect,” he said adding that it can also give directions to youths to relish what is right and what is wrong.
“Sport is also something that can liberate us from sickness by making us fit and healthy,” he further added.
Meanwhile commenting on the merging of ISL and I-League, he viewed that promotion and relegation system should be followed to give equal chance to every team.
He also appreciated the reservation policy of the state government for the meritorious sports person and appeal the state government.