The earthquakes in Nepal are tragic, but it is heartening to see the world come together to support the country. In Mumbai, the National Sports Forum of India – NSFI in association with the MUSC (Mumbai United Sports Club) has announced two, two-day cricket tournaments in Mumbai on the following dates – May 5th and 6th, and May 8th and 9th. These are both charity events with the winning teams donating the prize money to the Nepal Earthquake Relief Support Fund.
The NSFI will invite actors, celebrities and fashionistas to support and encourage the young, budding cricketers. A major highlight of the event will be an Under-16 boys versus Bollywood actors friendly cricket match to raise funds for the Nepal Earthquake victims.
Regarding the event, Sandhya Singh, spokesperson for the NSFI said,
“We have currently announced two, two-day tournaments and six training camps and depending on the response from the youth, we will organize more training camps during May 2015. Young boys and youth from 10 years to 25 years of age can enroll themselves as members of the MUSC and participate in the summer camps and tournaments.”
NSFI and MUSC are also holding Summer Cricket and Football camps for youth in the western suburbs of Mumbai. MUSC will invite several State and National level cricketers and football players to interact with the youth at the camps, said Arsh Mirza Ghalib who is also a coach for the junior football team. Residents of Andheri East and West, Vile Parle, including Juhu, Seven Bungalows, Yari Road, Four Bungalows, Oshiwara, Millat Nagar, Lokhandwala, Jogeshwari and nearby areas can participate in the training camps, which will be held in the vicinity of Juhu, Lokhandwala and Oshiwara in the morning and evening. Exact timings and further details of the camps are available here.
MUSC has announced several incentives for deserving candidates including Free Coaching and special training along with cash incentives for the top 5 candidates.
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