Aniket Jadhav to become first professional footballer to train in England
Jamshedpur FC forward Aniket Jadhav, who impressed one and all in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, would be training for three months with English Championship side Blackburn Rovers. The former Premier League champions’ owner Balaji Rao spoke about helping India's football improve India’s FIFA ranking.
Now, young Jadhav from Kolhapur has been asked to train in Blackburn Rovers Academy at Brockhall village, Lancashire for three months, which would make him the first Indian professional player to train in England. The small town man from Jamshedpur FC has stated it a dream come true.
"For someone coming from a small place in Kolhapur, it's a dream come true for me. I'm looking forward to this stint. The World Cup was a big experience and this is equally big and it keeps me on track with the mission when I left home as a nine-year-old kid. I would like to thank Blackburn Rovers FC for believing in me and my ability, and inviting me to train at their
"Our Academy at Blackburn Rovers is one of the finest Category 1 Academy in the UK. This training stint will definitely help Aniket to develop
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