[caption id="attachment_689598" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Sanju-Samson.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-689598" alt="Sanju Samson IANS" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Sanju-Samson.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Sanju Samson IANS[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sanju-samson/">Sanju Samson</a>, who represents Rajasthan Royals in the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ipl">Indian Premier League</a>, on Friday launched Six Guns Sports Academy that will train both cricket and football players. <p></p> <p></p>The academy was officially launched by Thiruvanathapuram Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor. <p></p> <p></p>"The academy is just not limited to cricket alone, but football talent would also be trained for greater glory," Samson said. <p></p> <p></p>"Even though the academy is based in the capital city, the selection camps will be held across the state," he added. <p></p> <p></p>Samson's father, who represented Delhi Police in football, will be coordinating the academy. <p></p> <p></p>The 23-year-old cricketer said it was his father's idea that along with cricket, the academy also should scout and train talent in football. <p></p> <p></p>"While we rely on coaches who are trained and available here, if need be, we will definitely get coaches from outside also," added Samson. <p></p> <p></p>On his upcoming IPL season, Samson said he was waiting to join the Royals as he was fresh with his best domestic season.