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India: 11-year-old football prodigy scores training with FC Bayern youth coaches01:04

India: 11-year-old football prodigy scores training with FC Bayern youth coaches

India, Bhubaneshwar
August 25, 2016 at 12:14 GMT -00:00 · Published

Football sensation Chandan Nayak, who comes from Bhubaneshwar, an impoverished part of Odisha, showed off the skills which scored him a place at a German summer camp and training with FC Bayern youth coaches, Thursday.

The 11-year-old has been chosen to attend a 2 month training camp at the Allianz Junior Football Camp together with 119 other promising youngsters from all over the world. Chandan, who is growing up in underprivileged surroundings, dreams of being a professional footballer and is said to be thrilled about the opportunity to meet some of FC Bayern's stars and to work on his moves at the team's official training ground .

He will be a few years younger than his team mates at the camp, who will be between 14-16. According to his coach, Jaydev Mahapatra, Chandan surprised even the head selector of the camp in India, famous footballer Sunil Chhetri, with his skills at the try-outs.

India: 11-year-old football prodigy scores training with FC Bayern youth coaches01:04
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Football sensation Chandan Nayak, who comes from Bhubaneshwar, an impoverished part of Odisha, showed off the skills which scored him a place at a German summer camp and training with FC Bayern youth coaches, Thursday.

The 11-year-old has been chosen to attend a 2 month training camp at the Allianz Junior Football Camp together with 119 other promising youngsters from all over the world. Chandan, who is growing up in underprivileged surroundings, dreams of being a professional footballer and is said to be thrilled about the opportunity to meet some of FC Bayern's stars and to work on his moves at the team's official training ground .

He will be a few years younger than his team mates at the camp, who will be between 14-16. According to his coach, Jaydev Mahapatra, Chandan surprised even the head selector of the camp in India, famous footballer Sunil Chhetri, with his skills at the try-outs.

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