In its constant endeavor to promote girls’ football in the National Capital, Angelique Foundation has sponsored Delhi based women’s sports club, Hans Women Football Club in achieving its goals at the second edition of the Indian Women’s League Qualifiers in Kolhapur this year.
The event kicks off from the 25th of November and will continue till the 8th of December 2017. Angelique Foundation has proven to be a great helping hand through its various initiatives, such as, encouraging girls from New Delhi and Haryana to take up sports professionally, providing them with sports kits and supporting them financially too. This year, it will also bear their travelling expenses to the venue in Maharashtra.Speaking about the Initiative Jaishree Goyal, Head – CSR, Angelique Foundation, said,
Sharing his views about the potential of the team, their Coach Mr. Paritosh Sharma said, “The Indian Women’s League Qualifiers is a huge platform for the girls to showcase their talents and to improve their chances of representing the National team.
This is going to be an important learning experience and we at Hans Women Football Club are extremely excited for the opportunity and hope to perform well. We are grateful to Angelique Foundation for their financial support, without which our participation would not have been possible.”
Expressing her pleasure on being part of the team playing the national league, the Captain, Jyoti Burnett said, “The Team is can’t wait to be on the pitch. We have practiced hard and now it is time to perform. A huge thank you to Angelique Foundation for supporting our dreams and giving us the opportunity to play the Hero Indian League Qualifiers. We will play our hearts out.”
Hans Women’s Football Club, “Winners” of Delhi State Women Football League in 2016, will be the first Delhi based women’s club to participate in a nationwide league.
After successfully completing the Season One of Indian Women’s League, which saw six clubs contest for the title of champions in India, All India Football Federation is determined to make this league even more competitive by bringing in more clubs from across India fighting for the title. The league not only contributes in the rising popularity of women’s football in India and giving them a platform but also provides young players with invaluable experience under a competitive environment.
About Angelique Foundation
Angelique Foundation is the CSR arm of Angelique International Limited and therefore, a natural extension of Angelique International’s social infrastructure projects. Angelique Foundation implements programs tailored to the ground realities in India with a focus on education and rural empowerment. Each initiative is designed to meet the needs of the specific target group and is undertaken after detailed research and surveys.
Some of their prominent initiatives include Angelique Pustakalaya – building a shelter of knowledge for children in low income schools; Angelique Garima – empower village girls and women to lead a confident and independent life by teaching skills of stitching, mushroom cultivation and beauty centres; Swachh Bharat – sponsoring construction of toilets in government schools and rural villages; Angelique Shakti – installing solar power units in schools to provide continuous electricity. Angelique International Limited is an Indian EPC company delivering complete project solutions in vital areas of power, water, agriculture, irrigation, social infrastructure and industrial projects in India & across the globe.