Asia Cup – Road to Asian GamesMarch 6, 2018
You are aware that we have recently short listed 6 pairs in 3 categories namely : Men’s , Mixed & Women’s As the final short list for the Asia Games team selection. We off course have to also nominate a Super Mixed team.
The final selection camp is our next challenge and in a build up to that we would like to ideally avail the services of a foreign coach. I request all of you to send in your suggestions and recommendations and help in appointing a foreign coach. I am glad to inform you that Maurizio Di Sacco & possibly Giorgio Duboin have offered their services as coach for Indian team. However we are still working on the technical and financial details.
Soon thereafter we shall be hosting the Asia Cup 2018 from 4th – 10th June 2018 at the Goa Marriott Resort, Goa. We are fielding 2 teams in each category. The selection trials for seniors team are also likely to be held during the final selection camp.
The main purpose of hosting the Asia cup is to test our preparedness for the Asian games. We hope to raise money from sponsorship of each Indian team and want to solicit sponsors among you . The brochure is being prepared and we shall display it shortly.
Funds are always going to be a challenge and we need to discuss ways of raising money for the sustainable functioning of your federation and indeed of all the state and district associations if the game is to grow in the country.
Prasad V Keni
Bridge Federation of India