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The Goa International Football Table (GIFT) 2014 event is set to take place from 14-16 March this year...

The Goa Football Development Council (GFDC) initiative Goa Internatonal Football Table (GIFT) is set to host its second summit from March 14-16 at the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium, Goa University, Taleigao Plateau.

‘Football beyond the Pitch’ will be the theme of the discourse which has been broken into four compartments, namely - The Year That Was, Talent Scouting, Brand Building and Community Development.

Some of the notable speakers at the convention would be Goa Football Association (GFA) President Shrinivas Dempo, All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kushal Das, former FIFA deputy Secretary General Jerome Champagne, AIFF Technical Director for Academies Scott O’Donnell and former player SS Narayan amongst others.

Elvis Gomes said, “We are taking it ahead from where we had left last year. This is the reason why we are getting to assemble people here in Goa because we want to encompass the formula for creating and nurturing the Football culture in Goa. We are very happy to take this initiative which will help Goan football enthusiasts to gather the theoretical and technical knowledge about the game.”

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