Former AIFF Head of Grassroots Development Anju Turambekar has been appointed as Technical Director at the historic Goan club Dempo SC. The 31-year-old Anju who is India’s youngest AFC A license holder was at the helm of Grassroots Development at AIFF for the past six years.
Hailing from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, Anju is a member of the AFC panel and participated in the FIFA Grassroots course before taking over the mantle at AIFF. Turambekar will replace the late Katz Naidoo as TD at Dempo SC.
She comes to the club with a wealth of experience in Grassroots Development with All India Football Federation and Asian Football Confederation and we believe that she will transfer the same to develop and utilize our academy to the fullest as we seek to fulfill our vision for football in India.Shrinivas Dempo, Club Chairman
The philosophy of Dempo is not just to win but to contribute to the greater vision of football in India and I am happy that I am being offered the opportunity to fill in the gaps. For me, it is going to be an exciting new challenge.Anju Turambekar