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Foxes Academy Aims to Nurture Asian Football Stars Of The Future

A football team has joined forces with Leicester City’s youth Academy to help mould the city’s Asian stars of the future.

GNG FC which was founded in the 1960’s by a group of players form the Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Leicester, is being offered support by professional coaches. Both clubs hope the link will highlight Leicester’s excellent race relations and ensure young Asian footballers will go far in the game. There are 7 GNG football teams in total and the club chairman, Vic Sethi, has said their links with Leicester City Football Youth Academy will help.

Mr Sethi Said “In the last year we have joined together with Leicester City Youth Academy. We want to prove Leicester is a place of tolerance and racial harmony.”

GNG is a true multi-faith club with a 150 players of all ages and faiths, there are Christian, Hindu, Muslim and Sikh players in the team




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