India's First ever Transgender Football Match Organised In Jaipur

LGBT

In a first of its kind move India’s first-ever, an all-gender inclusive football match ‘Kicking Gender Boundaries’ was organised in Jaipur, Rajasthan by Keshav Suri Foundation, in association with ScoutMe and the Rajasthan Football Association.

Crux of the Matter
  • The historic match was played at the Jayshree Periwal International School on November 30 between 11 am – 12 noon.
  • It was aimed to encourage the participation of trans individuals in the sports field. The transgender players hoped to represent the country one day.
  • ScoutMe, an app that identifies and promotes sports talent at the grassroots level by two young boys Kush (19 years) and Arjun (16 years)
  • Manvendra Singh, President of Rajasthan Football Association, said, “Diversity is the source of all the colours that make life more beautiful, enjoyable and enriching.”
  • Ayush Periwal, of Jayshree Periwal International School, said, “We are proud of hosting and participating in the historic match. The youth are the changemakers of the future.”
  • Arjun Pandey Co-founder of ScoutMe said, “I want everyone to have a safe space to enjoy and experience the magic of sport. I want this event to be a stepping stone towards uniform inclusion of everyone in not only sports but in all spheres of everyday life.”
Curiopedia

ScoutMe is one of a kind, football scouting platform, which aims to upgrade to multi-sport disciplines. With the digital media taking overprinting press, it’s important for multi-sport disciplines to upgrade to digital platforms. With our unique as well as an exhaustive system of rating players, a scout can create, edit, organise, and consult the data at any moment, any time and in any medium (computer, tablet or smartphone). ScoutMe is built with the aim to make scouting an easier and more transparent process. It can be used by clubs to scout players and store data in their database, allowing them to access these records whenever necessary. ScoutMe aims to help clubs look for raw talent from every corner of India, and help develop them into successful players.

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