Monthly Archives: February 2015

Delhi Announce Squad for Final Round of Santosh Trophy

Delhi, Football, Soccer, Association, DSA, NationalDefender Abhishek Rawat will lead 20-member Delhi State Football team for the final round of the 69th Senior National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy -2014-2015 scheduled to be held at Jalandhar and Ludhiana ( Punjab ). respectively from March 1 to 15. Mid-fielder Ashu Nathani has been named as vice-captain of the team.

Ten ( 10 ) top qualifying state teams of the country will vie for top honours in the final round of the 69th Senior National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy-2014 – 2015 scheduled to be held Jalandhar and Ludhiana respectively in Punjab from March 1 to 15.

The ten participating teams have been divided in two groups of five teams each which are as :

Group- A cluster at Ludhiana – Assam, Punjab, Maharashtra,Services and West Bengal. Group- B cluster at Jalandhar -Delhi, Railways, Kerala, Goa and Mizoram

Delhi open its campaign against Railways while hosts- Punjab take on Assam in the inaugural matches scheduled on March 1.

Meanwhile, defender Abhishek Rawat will lead a 20-member Delhi State team in the championship. The Delhi Soccer Association ( DSA ) selection committee comprising of Sharafatullah-chairman, Rajiv Gupta- convenor, Hafiz Shahid, Dilip Ghosh( members ), Ranjit Tapa, Dharmender Khorala, Aftab Ashraf -coaches have named mid-fielder Ashu Nathani as vice-captain of the team after a fifteen days selection-cum-coaching camp held at Akshardham and Race course Air Force ground respectively.

The team declared by the selection committee is as under :

Goal-keepers :

Vikrant Sharma, Sandeep Singh Bisht, Rakshit

Defenders :

Abhishek Rawat ( Captain ), Pawan Joshi, Pushpender Kundu, Sonu , Vijay Kumar, Anil Bara , Sumit Rawat, Vikas Rawat

Mid-fielders :

Ashu Nathani ( Vice-captain ), Monu Chowdhery, Dheeraj Jangpangji, Ankit Sharma, Dilsher Singh Sandhu,

Forwards :

Abhay Rana, Atinder Mani, Mahinder Singgh, JohnShain.

Officials : Liquat Ali – Manager, Ranjit Thapa – Chief Coach, Dharmender Khorala, Aftab Ashraf – coaches

Reputed sports goods manufacturing company ‘ COSCO ‘ India has sponsored the kit of Delhi state team.

Kerala Announce team for the Final Round of Santosh Trophy 2015

Kerala, Football, Association, Manjeri, Stadium, Payyanad, South Zone, Football, Soccer, Malappuram, SquadKerala Football Association today announced the team that will be participating in the final round of Santosh Trophy 2015to be held in Punjab from 1st to 16th March.

Team :

Goal keepers :

Nishad (Malappuram), Midhun (Kannur), Akhil Soman (Kottayam)

Defenders :

Surjith V V (Captain, Thriussr) , Sajith T (Kasaragod), Johnson N (Trivandrum), Sreerag V G (Thrissur), Rahul Raj (Trivandrum), Othello Tabia (Goa)

Midfielders :

Shyjumon (Trivandrum), Jimshad (Malappuram), Sajesh M (kannur), Jijo Joseph (Thrissur), Ashkar V S (Malappuram), Usman Ashique (Palakkad), Seeson S (Trivandrum), Muneer K (Wayanad), Sujil N S (Idukki)

Midfielders :

Suhair V P (Palakkad), Nazarudeen (Malappuram),

Reserves :

Danny (Defender, Trivandrum) Kiran C Krishnan (Goal keeper, Tamil Nadu)

Management :

Chief Coach : P K Rajeev

Asst Coach : Bino George

GK Coach : K K Hameed

Physio: Ashly T G

Manager : Achu S.

Schedule :Santosh Trophy, Football, Soccer, South, North, West, East, North East, Zone, Manjeri, Morigaon, Assam, Kerala, Rajkot, Goa, Ludhiana, Punjab, Jalandhar

Kings FC Champions of 2nd edition WIM Cup

WIM Cup held in memory of  LATE Shri Wahengbam Indramani Singh concluded on February 1st. The tournament was held on a knock-out basis  and sixteen teams were in fray.
Kings FC were crowned champions of the tournament and FC Kanglasha were the runners up. Kambou of WIMFA was declared the best player of the tournament.
Here are a few pictures from of the tournament.
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