The Stadium development fell a few weeks behind schedule due to a shortage of filling material. The government closed down all quarries following a fatal accident. We are now back on track and trying to catch up.
We have sufficient funds to get the ground to the required height and maybe to install sprinklers, then we will have to wait until the MP funds are released.
Dr. Shashi Tharoor, M. P., laid the foundation of Kovalam Football Club’s Stadium at MVH School, Arumanoor.
Sri O. Rajagopalan performed the ‘bhoomi pooja’.
Sri K. Anasalan presided over the public meeting, attended by more than 600. Block and local Panchayats Presidents and members also graced the occasion.
The VIP guests were received at the school gate by the school and Kovalam FC officials and escorted to the Stadium site by the school band. NCC boys and girls presented a Guard of Honour.
“Our stadium will bring Kerala Premier and I-Leagues to the District”, said the head coach of KFC, Ebin Rose.
KOVALAM FC STADIUM: The best news and a major step forward! We have started the work on the boundary walls of the Stadium. Anand-Niketan digitally surveyed the whole area, Dr. Mathew of the Agricultural College, a consultant to Chandrasekharan Nair and Greenfield Stadia) prepared the drainage system, ID Inc. finalized the design for the Pavilion and Gallery.
Foundation stone will be laid by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, MP and Mr. O. Rajagopal, MLA will perform the groundbreaking at a Public Meeting chaired by Mr. M. Ansalan, MLA tat MVH School, Poovar/Neyyattinkara Road, Arumanoor on 29th September 20017 at 5.30 p.m.