AIFF launches mobile scouting app developed by 17-yr-old

ANI | Updated: Mar 28, 2018 00:01 IST

New Delhi [India], March 27 (ANI):, 2018: The All India Football Federation on Tuesday became the first National Sports Federation in India to launch a mobile based scouting application to unearth future talent.

The AIFF Scouting Application ScoutMe has been developed by a 17-year football enthusiast Kush Pandey from Jaipur.

AIFF President Praful Patel who unveiled the scouting app at a function in the national capital said, "It's a pleasure for me to launch AIFF's scouting application today. We have so much talent across every corner of the country but it's always not physically possible to travel the distance. Hence, we intend to bridge this distance through the ever growing and highly penetrative mobile application ecosystem."

"I would like to also take this opportunity to congratulate Kush, the creator of this app. I would urge the youth today to invest their intellect in such constructive acts that only work as a showcase for their future and also help many like them in the longer run," he added.

Kushal Das, General Secretary, AIFF said, "It's a great day for us as, with the launch of this mobile application AIFF becomes the first National Sports Federation in India to utilize the digital mobile world in a constructive manner to unearth future talents for the sport."

"The last few years have seen many positive developments for Indian football. Hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and the National Team breaking into the top 100 have been important milestones for Indian Football," he added. (ANI)