Zinc Football Academy player Mohammed Kaif captained team India to victory on his international debut versus Bangladesh at the 2023 SAFF Under-16 Championship in Bhutan. India defeated the neighbours 1-0 in an evenly contested opening match.

This is an incredible achievement for Hindustan Zinc’s Zinc Football Academy as the 15-year-old talented defender was handpicked to represent India at this coveted tournament and to further lead the country from the front on his debut is as big as it
can get.

Born in Makrana village, Rajasthan, Kaif joined Zinc Football Academy in 2018.