Mangaluru: Kickstart Football Club’s Nikhil Raj has been selected for Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 matches in Dubai, and the foundation members have wished him success in qualifying. He comes from a low-income family in Bengaluru and has now risen to become a star of Karnataka.
Shekhar Rajan, Founder and Chairman of Kickstart Foundation said, “It has been a great moment of pride for us. We are working hard for bigger things and Nikhil is not far behind and he is also pushing his limits. On a daily basis I guide him and Laxman is also there to inspire him.”
He also said that it is a proud moment that a child, who is just like his son is going to play for India. It is an amazing feeling and let Karnataka celebrate it.