UDAIPUR: Monika has not only made her school, her academy, her teachers & coaches proud; but also her entire village and district is proud of her. Studying in 9th standard, Monika Daroga belongs to a small village in Bhilwara. An ambitious child as her teachers say, Monika has also been very active in various extra-curricular activities.
It has been 6 months since Monica is training under Hindustan Zinc Football Academy.
Monika Daroga, a student at the Arniya Chouhan Zinc Football School under the community football academy, is one such talented girl who is selected from the team as a centre forward, to represent Rajasthan in the U-17 Women’s Football National Championship that will be held in August 2018, in Goa.
Monika has been training at the Arniya Chouhan Centre since January 2018 and was part of the team that won the Bhilwara District Championship in July this year. She went on to represent the Bhilwara team subsequently at the State Football Championship and was invited for the National Camp in August 2018.
The Academy supports her in maintaining an unwavering focus on studies along with football, because of which, Monika is not only excited for the championship, but also for her tenth boards coming next year.
The Academy also provides all necessary facilities, complete football kits and accessories to the selected children. Their training and grooming is monitored by experts that includes health, fitness and nutrition & diet consultation from experts.
Hindustan Zinc, has been associated with sports and has been promoting sportsmen for almost 4 decades.
The company’s vision is to set up a world-class technology based fully residential Football Academy and provides a 360-degree holistic platform whereby talented footballers from Rajasthan, both boys and girls, can get an opportunity to get trained and play for the Indian National Team.
The ultimate objective of the company is to reach out to more than 60,000 children in 100 villages and tribal areas in Rajasthan in the next five years.