- The Academy announced a three day free coaching workshop at Merlin Rise in Kolkata
· First Centre of R10 Academy in Eastern India
· Conducts a three day long free coaching session for children in Kolkata
· Krishnendu Roy , veteran footballer is the mentor of the academy
· Mehtab Hossain , famous footballer graced the occasion and presented football kits to the less privileged children of Mukti Rehabilitation Centre in Merlin Rise
· Enroll Your Kids now and get specialized training! under the mentorship of trained coach as per the standard of R10 Academy
Kolkata , June 24 , 2022 : Ronalidinho Football Academy is finally here in Kolkata at Merlin Rise , the sports city in Raharthat . So the eager wait of parents is over. R10 Academy under the guidance and mentorship of soccer icon Ronaldinho has announced its inauguration and admission procedure for its first centre in Kolkata, the City of Joy. The centre is set up at the sport-themed Greenfield township of Merlin Rise- the Sports Township at 6 Lane, Bishnupur, P.O & P.S: Rajarhat, Kolkata – 700135 Near Rajarhat Chowmatha Rajarhat.
On a formal occasion, famous footballer Mehtab Hossain has presented football kits to the children of Mukti Rehabilitation Centre , an NGO based in Rajarhat and working for the rehabilitation of substance abused children. Mr. Satyen Sanghvi , Director, Merlin Group was also present on the occasion.
“ Football is a popular game played by over 200 nations. There are many football academies in Europe and we need good football academies here. I thank Merlin for bringing Ronaldinho Football Academy to Kolkata. We hope kids to get trained here and talented players from Bengal will get chance to play in different tournaments”, said Mehtab Hossain, noted footballer.
The academy will conduct a three day free coaching workshop for children between 4 and 17 years of age under the guidance of noted footballer Krishnendu Roy. Over 200 children have registered for the free workshop. R10 Academy will provide scholarship for one year to seven children under different age groups. Aspiring parents can contact at 03368090911 and their dream of getting their children admitted to The R10 Academy , can come into fruition.
Spread over a sprawling area in Rajarhat, “Merlin RISE – Sports Republic” is a self-sufficient township with all amenities required for today’s modern living. Besides associating with “.RONALDINHO – R10 FOOTBALL ACADEMY , Merlin Rise will also house the state of the art cricket academy by Yuvraj Singh- YSCE ; The swimming academy of MICHAEL PHELPS —- – “MICHAEL PHELPS SWIMMING” and India’s state of the art “MMA MATRIX TRAINING CENTRE” BY TIGER SHROFF .
R10 Academy is founded under the guidance of soccer icon Ronaldinho. This is the first academy in Eastern India and the second after Bangalore. R10 academy is a purpose-driven soccer academy that enables passionate and talented kids and youth to pursue football in equal measure with academics. The academy will provide techniques and skill based training designed by the football star Ronaldinho. It goes far beyond teaching how to obtain high performances in a sport. R10 Academy is a training center that develops more capable, resilient and winning children and adolescents in any area. A method with the trademark of excellence to be the best in the world. R10 Academy has an exclusive training system and a Virtues Program for girls and boys between the ages of 4 and 17.
The R10 football academy training ecosystem is designed to nurture footballers
The R10 football training ecosystem is designed to nurture footballers from initiation to realizing complete player potential. It brings best-in-class facilities, services, coaches and opportunities to the students . The training programme exclusively designed by R10 academy under the guidance of visionary footballer Ronaldinho.
The centre in Merlin Rise, Kolkata will provide both outdoor and indoor training facilities to aspirants and will also appoint highly skilled coaches to train the players. The selection of the best fleet of coaches have been monitored by the team of R10 Fooball academy under the guidance of Ronalidinho. The centre will be open to the students .
“We at Merlin are excited to get R10 Academy by the soccer icon Ronalidinho . Parents in our state have been waiting eagerly to bring back their children to the field specially after a hiatus of 2 years due to the pandemic. I am sure they will make a beeline at Merlin Rise to secure their kid’s berth at “The R10 Academy . I wholehearthedly thank Mehtab Hossain for gracing the formal inauguration of R10 academy “, said Saket Mohta, Managing Director, Merlin Group.
“Today a formal inauguration of R10 academy has been done . R10 academy is holding a three day long free workshop for interested kids . They will explain the modules and method of training to the children and then they may take admission here “,said Satyen Sanghvi, Director, Merlin Group.
“Football is the most popular sport in Bengal and parents in Bengal nurture their dream of getting their wards to play for Indian team. There is no dearth of talent but I sensed a sports infrastructure gap in Bengal. There has been a dire need for identifying and grooming the talents from the grass root level. This motivated me to set up a world class sports infrastructure and sports academies of internationally acclaimed brands to nurture the talents. I strongly believe that The R10 Academy will nurture the talent pool of our state and take them to the next level to possibly to represent the state or district or nation. We will try our best to provide assistance to The R10 Academy . As a responsible corporate , we had a vision of setting up a project that will serve our society. Our dream is to create world class footblllers who can represent nation , play in league matches , ISL and even win more accolades in international tournament. ,” added Saket Mohta, Managing Director, Merlin Group
“Merlin Group and R10 Academy together shall leave no stone unturned in preparing a potential footballer”,added Saket Mohta,Managing Director, Merlin Group.
The centre will strive to cover every dribbling skill as well as physical and mental development which will help the children to conquer any challenge in life. R10 Academy also will also provide a robust assessment system .
About R10 Academy : Brings The legacy of one of the greatest soccer stars in history- RONALDINHO.He was the first and is still the only soccer player in history to have won the UEFA Champions League, the CONMEBOL Libertadores, the World Cup and to also have been elected Best in the World.A soccer academy that goes far beyond teaching how to obtain high performances in a sport. A training center that helps develop more capable, resilient and winning children and adolescents in any area. A method with the trademark of excellence to be the best in the world. R10 Academy has an exclusive training system and a Virtues Program for girls and boys between the ages of 4 and 17. Focused on forming champions on and off the field, the brand is expanding rapidly and is already present in North America, South America, Asia and the Middle East. We believe in sport as a means for social transformation, opportunity generation and the development of young citizens who are more confident and ready to achieve individual goals, as well as give back to society.
About Merlin Group:
Emanated in 1984, Merlin Group is now one of the pre-eminent conglomerates in the real estate industry in India, having a plenitude of prestigious residential and commercial complexes, office buildings and townships to its credit over the past three decades. Its presence spans across Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Raipur, Pune, Chennai as well as Colombo. With the shifting epoch, Merlin Group has now extended its movement to contemporary shopping malls, resort, industrial estate, clubs etc. Merlin Group is your go-to place where you will find it all under one roof. With a fleet of prestigious residential and commercial complexes spanning across India, Merlin Group has innovated with various formats and core projects including premium housing, essential housing, country homes and bungalows, specialty malls, office towers, I.T. buildings, hotels, new generation clubs, and resorts, serviced apartments, stadium and townships