PIFA Boy To Represent India For The Tata Tea Arsenal Soccer Stars

Premier India Football Academy (PIFA) camper - Rickin Dang (Don Bosco) made it to the final 16 of the Tata Tea Arsenal Soccer Stars program.
Rickin Dang attended the PIFA London Tour organised in April end. PIFA Director Mr Nirvan Shah who is also an UEFA B licensed coach was impressed by his ability to read the game at the camp. “He has the ability to hold the player and win the ball from 1v1 situations” . He further adds “Rickin is quite tall, well built, good speed & stamina. He will go along way and can make it to the Indian team”.

During the PIFA London Tour Camp, Rickin visited the Emirates stadium, watched Fulham beat Birmingham FC to avoid EPL relegation and trained at the Inspire Academy for 10 days during the camp.  He also had the priviledge to train under ex Tottenham Hotspurs Manager Peter Shreeves at the camp.

He along with Siddharth Singh were the only one’s selected from Mumbai. Siddharth Singh was the Golden boot winner at the last PIFA 5 a side tournament.

The two of them along with fourteen other Indian children will head for London to train for two weeks. PIFA wishes them all the best.