During his 18th edition of radio broadcast,’ Man Ki Baat’,Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to take football to all villages. Modi wanted the youth of the nation to develop a skill during the vacation.He suggested football and stressed the need for showing the caliber and prove the talents.He mentioned the scope for under 17 football. Modi wanted Indian youth to take up this a s a challenge and gain India, a better position in the world football map.
Modi expressed his concern in India’s poor position in football by quoting FIFA ‘s ranking.
The P.M said India had a renewed interest in various sports.
“Just hosting a football event is not meaningful unless we have a significant role in that game”
“Therefore ,all must endeavor to take Football to every nook and corner of the country” -he said.