S. Pandiarajan, a 10th standard student of SBOA School and Junior College, was selected from the Chennai leg of the Bajaj Allianz Asia junior football camp held at the Nehru Park on Tuesday.
Around 160 boys (under-16) took part in the trials that began on Tuesday under the supervision of coaches Syed Sabir Pasha, I.K. Unni and K. Chandrasekar.
Pandiarajan will join the winner from the trials held in Jalandhar, Dehradun, Siliguri, Durgapur, Bangalore and Goa. The seven players will participate in the international camp, to be conducted by Bayern Munich in association with Allianz in Thailand, from June 28 to 30.
Other awards: Best forward: Mohammad Muzamil (St. Sebastian MHSS); Best midfielder: S. Aravind (Arignar Anna Govt. HSS); Best goalkeeper: Rayan Goyal (Lady Andal).