The Indian football recruits are coming out of the woodwork to reshape the landscape of recruitment in the country.
According to a report in The Hindu, the number of Indian football recruitment managers and recruiters has risen from 565 in 2014 to 1,912 in 2015.
According the report, the growth is primarily due to a number of factors: 1.
The growth in the number and quality of the recruits.
Increased awareness among the coaching staff of the importance of a good footballing mind in the Indian school system.
A surge in recruitment from outside the country and an increase in the popularity of the Indian national team.
Increased numbers of Indians playing football.
Increased visibility of the football industry in India.6.
Increased interest in international football.7.
An increase in internationalisation of football.8.
Increased international interest in Indian football.9.
A significant increase in foreign coaches taking up coaching positions.10.
Increased media exposure of Indian teams.11.
Increased focus on Indian football’s success stories.12.
An increased focus on promoting Indian football as a competitive sport.
According To the report:1.
The Indian coaching staff is now better equipped to coach Indian players.2.
The recruitment process is being more streamlined and the recruitment process for Indian players is more transparent.3.
The focus on internationalisation and the emphasis on developing a better national team have resulted in a more holistic approach in recruitment.4.
The interest in overseas coaching is greater.5.
More interest in the local coaching is increasing.6.
“Indian Football is in the process of overhauling its recruitment structure.
The Indian football coaching staffs have been made to adopt the coaching model of an international organisation and the focus of the national coaching staff has been on overseas coaching.
The number of coaches in the national team has also increased.
The development of the coaching system is now being made more holistic, with more emphasis on the development of players in India, as well as on coaching coaches and the development and education of the coaches in their respective respective countries.
Indian football also has a national training programme in the shape of a football academy.
In 2015, the Indian coaches were given a chance to train at the elite level in Europe and Asia.
After their success in the 2015 World Cup, the coaches from the national teams were given the opportunity to train in Europe.
There are a number coaching coaches in India who are also working for the national side.
Some coaches have been working for clubs in the European leagues, while others are working for English clubs.
As part of the development programme, the national training academy is being built in the form of a Football Academy.
Indian football is also developing a football training academy for international students in the US and Europe.
Indian football has recently been linked to several big names in the footballing world.
The likes of Wayne Rooney, Gareth Bale, Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Cristiano Ronaldo are among the players who are expected to be in the top five or six footballers when the World Cup rolls around in Brazil.
But the Indian Football recruitment managers are working to ensure that the football of the country does not become the next big thing in the world of footballing talent.