Michael Owen to announce new grassroots football project in Leicester

Wednesday 31st July 2019 06:47 EDT

A new grassroots football initiative will be launched in Leicester which will promote a new generation of diverse footballers and local youngsters to competitive football. Spearheaded by one of England’s legendary footballers Michael Owen and Sany Supra, the event will be organised on 1 August at Leicester Bharat Football Club, Recreation Ground, Rushey Fields. With the aim to attract a greater number of British Asians and local talents in professional football, the event will look to generate the buzz required to incite youngsters to take part nationwide.

The full details of the project will be unveiled by Michael Owen. Michael has chosen Leicester Bharat FC as it is in the heart of the BAME community and there are many talented youths who dreams to become professional footballers. Leicester has a number of trailblazing local football clubs of which Bharat is one among them.

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz said, “We are thrilled that one of England’s greatest football stars has chosen to promote and discover fresh talent by coming into the heart of the community and to announce this new football project. This will be such a momentous event. I am sure he will be given a hero’s welcome by local people and the project has our full support.”

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