Kolkata: Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia along with several other former and current players are participating in an integrated license coaching course, organised by the Football Players Association of India (FPAI), which kicked off here yesterday.
Bhaichung Bhutia. Pic/Suresh KK
The course's aim is to prepare players for a future role as coach. It is being conducted by All India Football Federation (AIFF) technical director Scott O'Donell at the East Bengal club ground till Wednesday, a FPAI release stated.
The course is being attended by around 25 former and current footballers. The AIFF 'D' License course is a basic start-up coaching course for beginners.
The other players alongside Bhutia are Renedy Singh, Sandip Nandy, Chitrasen Chandam, C S Sabeeth, Abhijit Mondol, Naseem Akhtar, Samson Remingwa, Darren Caldiera, Israil Gurung, N S Manju, Othallo Tabia, Sandesh Gargari, Chika Wali, Vinay Singh, Rohmingthanga and Mahesh Rai.