The English man and India head coach Stephen Constantine has been asked to take temporary charge of the under-17 squad preparing for ‎World Cup later this year and currently he is in Goa with the Indian U-17 World Cup Squad gearing for the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India.


Coach @StephenConstan takes #Indian U-17 World Cup Squad go-karting. Read: #BackTheBlue

— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) February 23, 2017

It might not be everyday that a Youth Team gets the support staff and even a Head Coach of a Senior National Team. And while the English man and Indian national team head coach Stephen Constantine, who coaches some of great name of Indian football like Sunil Chhetri, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Sandesh Jhingan and others players and his supporting staff is working tirelessly with the Indian U-17 World Cup Squad gearing for the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India.

More often than not Coaches try to refresh things in Football by balancing out the constant pressure of performance under high stress environment leading to mental exhaustion. 


On Wednesday (February 22, 2017) a pleasant surprise awaited the Indian U-17 World Cup Squad when Head Coach of the Indian Senior National Team Stephen Constantine, took the young guns of India, Go Karting.

As after Wednesday’s fun, Constantine told,

“It is always good to take the boys out of their comfort zone and at the same time have some fun. I cannot say who the fastest was but for sure it was a staff member”


And the u 17 boys were so much happy after having such fun, while gearing for the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India, as in an interview with the, the boys erupted with joy as soon as Constantine spoke,

“We were pumped up for the training session and then the Coach (Stephen Constantine) told us that we were going for Go Karting”, informed Aniket Jadhav.

“It was a chance for us to do something new and out of the world, blowing off some steam in the process”
“We enjoyed a lot and had fun. I think I drove the fastest lap”, Aniket laughs.

“It was a first for me. I had never done Go Karting and learning something is always great”, said Komal.
“You need to take your mind of Football and sometimes these activities help us a lot to regain our focus while refreshing us”, he added.