By

Tom R

State of Kovalam FC (August 2018)

STADIUM:
Untimely heavy rains not only delayed the ongoing Stadium work, but caused us Rs.2L plus damage too.

The ground is ready for academy coaching and practice games, both are going on in full swing. We may leave it as it is, as our training pitch, and continue searching for an alternative site to build an astro turf floodlit solar powered “International Stadium”. If our fundraising campaign doesn’t hit the target we can always retreat and be satisfied with the leased Stadium by upgrading it.

HOSTEL:
Plans are ready for submission to the Panchayat for building permit. First phase of two dorms for 26 boys will he ready by the next school year since we are not seeking donations: My siblings and their (and mine) children are sharing the cost with me.

The master plan is to have eight such dorms. Of the total 208, at least 188 will be paying and 20 will be reserved for poor children. Fees will be structured to make the operation self financing.… Read the rest