IFA provides food rations to cyclone-affected footballers

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NEW DELHI: The Sunderbans in West Bengal, are well known to be a hotbed for footballing activities. However, it is also one of the areas that is most vulnerable to natural calamities like cyclones.

After the Yaas Cyclone ravaged a number of areas in the Sunderbans last week, West Bengal’s football governing body, the Indian Football Association, has extended a helping hand to the budding footballers of the region and their families by providing essential food rations to them.

The IFA, which has its nursery football coaching centre in the Gosaba delta island in Sunderbans provided the essential rations to 63 young footballers who train at the academy, and their families.