This Annual event organized for youth who are above 17 years, has brought together 12 districts of Maharashtra such as Wardha, Yavatmal, Amravati, Pune, Mumbai, Thane, Ahmednagar, Nagpur Rural, Nagpur City, Akola and Washim from all across Maharashtra state. The special part of the tournament is that a team of deaf players are also participating and competing against hearing players from various districts of Maharashtra. The tournament is scheduled on 27th and 28th of January 2020 at Slum Soccer Academy Bokhara Nagpur.
Â The tournament kicked off with the simple aim of bringing the underprivileged youth of the region together and provides them an opportunity to play and showcase their talent out of adversity. The tournament is special because it is being played on the first ever Astro Turf Pitch in Nagpur region. It is a 4-A sided format which sounds easy but every single match is very interesting.
The opening match was played between Nagpur city and Akola in which Nagpur city with their brilliant performance dominated the game and started their journey in the tournament with a 7-1 final score.All the quarter, semi finals and final will be played on 28th January 2020.
A team of 8 outstanding players from different districts of Maharashtra will be selected from the tournament that will represent Maharashtra in the upcoming National Inclusion Cup to be held in Goa in the month of February.