May 18, 2015

Apollo announces the winners of Go The Distance Scholarship programme

Apollo Tyres in association with Manchester United announced the winners of Apollo Go The Distance Scholarship programme. Aimed at nurturing young football talent in India, the scholarship programme, held at the American Embassy Schoo, saw the participation
of 192 kids from U9, U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19 age groups.

During the 5-day programme, the kids were shown a range of movements and techniques linked to Manchester United coaching methods by Mikael Silvestre, former Manchester United defender, and two especially flown-in Manchester United Soccer School (MUSS) coaches. One kid from each age group was chosen for the Apollo Go The Distance Scholarship, who will undergo a year-long training with Youth
Football International in Delhi.

Scholarship winners
> Louie Bastin, U9
> Fahad Temuri, U11
> Shay Smith, U13
> Vanlalzahawma, U15
> Sahil Kumar, U17
> Kevin Malhotra, U19

Out of the 6 winners, Vanlalzahawma of U15 age group category will also join a week-long residential training camp with Manchester United Soccer Schools in the UK.


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