OST Sports Bureau
Cuttack, Dec 30:
The Odisha State Sepak Takraw Association would conduct a two-day selection-cum-training camp for the players below 19 years on January 4 and 5 for the Junior National Sepak Takraw championship scheduled at Patna from January 30.
The players selected for the final round would join the state level training camp at Barabati stadium here from January 6.
The Association, has, however, denied permission to the students appearing for this year’s annual HSC and +2 examinations to take part in the selection process.
Players willing to participate in the selection camp have to produce their birth certificates as proof.
It may be mentioned that the state junior girls team had emerged runners-up while the boys team had secured third place in the last year’s championship.