Oinam Sports Association – Football Coaching and Fitness Program 2013


Bishnupur – District, Manipur – 34
27th Oct. 2013

Oinam Sports Association is currently organizing a football developmental program entitled, Football Coaching – cum – Fitness Program, 2013. The program is organized under the aegis of All Manipur Football Association (A.M.F.A) and Bishnupur District’s District Sports Association (D.S.A).

With a total participants of around 125 players ranging from grass – root to U-14 age group the program kicked off on 27th October, 2014 at 2:00 pm (Sunday). The opening function was graced by Mr. N. Brojen Singh, Up-Adhakshya (Bishnupur District) as Chief Guest and Mr. Oinam Budhi Singh, Chair-person (Oinam Nagar Panchayat) as the President. The guest comprises of sport persons, students, local heads, educationalists, representatives of clubs/organizations, social activists and various individuals from different walks of life.

Oinam Sports Association - Football Coaching and Fitness Program 2013
Oinam Sports Association – Football Coaching and Fitness Program 2013

Main objective of the program is to encourage the young footballers as well as the youths of Oinam and its surrounding areas to be physically fit. The program covers participants from Oinam, Irengbam, Leimaram, Maibam, Keinou, Yumnam Khunou, Ngaikhong Khunou, Sadu Chiru, etc. Along with the daily football coaching session from 6:00 am to 8:30 am the initiative comprises of promotional football matches, mass morning walk, evening practice session and gymnasium facilities. The participants enjoy free uniforms, free daily basic diets, free course fee and free gymnasium facilities.

Entirely managed and functioned by the members of O.S.A the coaching lessons were conducted by Mr. N. Sivananda and Mr. Ph. Surendro Singh, A.M.F.A approved district coaches. Assisting the head coaches at the training session were a team of well experienced footballers and sport persons, both currently active and retired.

Oinam Sports Association - Football Coaching and Fitness Program 2013
Oinam Sports Association – Football Coaching and Fitness Program 2013

Members of O.S.A believe that the initiative will not only benefit the youth in physical fitness but towards mental wellness and life’s disciplineries. The veteran players including senior and elder sport lovers too contribute to the program both physical, mentally and financially.

The closing function is scheduled for 17th Nov. 2013. Mr. M. Kesho Singh (R.F.O Bishnupur), Mr. Y. Joykumar Singh (Project Director, NESRIP, P.W.D – Manipur) shell grace the function as President and Chief Guest respectively. Accompanying then on guest of honours are Mr. Ch. Tiken Singh (Additional Chief Engineer, P.W.D – Manipur), Mr. Ch. Ibotombi Singh (Gen. Secretary, D.S.A – Bishnupur), Mr. S. Chandramani Singh (Proprietor, Capital Electronic – Imphal), Mr. N. Sarat Singh (Manager, Rural Bank – Nambol).

Programme of the day includes two football matches. First match between Trugpu Chargers and Sangai Football Lovers and the second between Maniwood Football Team and Oinam Veteran Football Team. Entertainment programme includes Acrobatic Dance by P.R.E.T, Oinam and Martial Arts and Acrobatic performance by P.O.A.C, Keirao.

Lukhendro Keisham (Gen. Secretary of O.S.A) along with all the members and executives of the association on behave of the elders, brothers and sisters of Oinam invites the people of the state to witness the closing day events. Also to support and boost the morals of the budding football players.


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