Ontario will host camp teams of national teams and will also become home to the I-League's Indian Arrows, according to a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Indian Football Federation and the Government of the State.
The AIFF and the state government signed the Memorandum of Understanding Monday at the Kalinga Stadium cluster, in the presence of chief minister Naveen Patnaik.
"According to the Memorandum of Understanding, the Odessa government will act as the army of the AIFF national army camps as well as the Indian Arrows. Training and associated infrastructure such as gyms, swimming pools, etc. will be housed in Kalinga Stadium Complex, "AIFF said in a statement.
"I must thank the Government of Odessa and Shri Naveen Patnaik-ji for all-round support for Indian football as part of their overall support for the development of sport. It is very encouraging that more and more
Governments come to support Indian football, "said AIFF chairman, Pascal Pastel.
The U-15 National Team of India and the AIFF Indian Arrows, made up of a large part of the Indian players in the U-17 World Cup, use the infrastructure here. PTI PDS PDS PDS