We organised a football trial to select India team to participate at the Homeless World Cup 2018 in Mexico. It was held for the players both men and women aged above 17 years from the underprivileged section of the society  at Slum Soccer Academy Bokhara, Nagpur from 25th to 28th August 2018.


A total of 39 including 19 women Players from various states such as Jammu & Kashmir, west Bengal, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Kerala tried out in the trial.

The training program was led by the coach Mr. Homkant Surandase. The players had four sessions throughout the period through which they were monitored mentally, physically as well as technically.

Every individual seemed very much confident and determined to represent their nation. 20  players (10 men and 10 women) have been shortlisted to further attend the final selection in August 2018.