FC Madras unveils new FIFA-compliant football facility at Mahabalipuram

Freshworks promoter Girish Mathrubootham is also the founder of the facility

BS Reporter Chennai
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FC Madras, a new age football academy with a mission to create champions for life, on Sunday unveiled a world-class football facility at Mahabalipuram, near Chennai. The new ‘Home of FC Madras’ has been built to FIFA standards, specified by the AIFF (All India Football Federation) and AFC (Asian football Confederation).
Girish Mathrubootham,the founder of SaaS major Freshworks, is also the founder of FC Madras. The 23 acre integrated campus houses state-of-the-art floodlit football pitches including East Asia’s first Hybrid Pitch, a functional strength and conditioning centre, medical and recovery facilities, an indoor international-standard futsal pitch, a six-lane swimming pool, a residential hostel with a modern kitchen and dining facilities and an alternate learning centre following the NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling) curriculum.
The academy has made a long-term commitment to developing talent and aims to provide a

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First Published: Mar 19 2023 | 6:54 PM IST

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