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Three foreign teams for Tata U-19 football
August 16, 2003 15:20 IST
Five teams, including three foreign, will take part in the J R D Tata Invitational Cup Under-19 football tournament to be held at Jamshedpur from September 11 to 22.
Teams from Uzbekistan, Bangladesh and Iran willávie for honours in the round-robin league tournament, along withá hosts Tata Football Academy and India 'B', to be held at the J R D Tata Sports Complex,áorganising committee sources said on Saturday.
Selection for both the Indian squads isálikely to be made next week after Indian coach Stephen Constantine arrives at Jamshedpur on August 18.
While Constantine and TFA coach Ranjan Chowdhury willábe in charge of the TFA squad, Balan and Vijay Kumar are expected to be nominated as coaches foráIndia 'B' for the tournament.
The India 'B' probables are undergoing a rigorous training camp at Jamshedpur sinceáthe last one week.