Saptmaharshi Bahuuddeshiya Sanstha and Unity Football Academy are jointly organising an open football tournament under the aegis of Nagpur District Football Association (NDFA) from May 21 at Darshan Coloney NIT ground.
Around 35 teams are expected to participate in the tournament and 20 teams so far have confirmed their participation. The NDFA, Elite, Super and Senior division players are eligible to participate in the knockout tournament. Four girls teams will also participate in the tournament.
Winners and runners-up will be rewarded cash prizes and individual prizes will also be given. The registration process will start on May 10 and will conclude on May 18 Daily three matches will be played and last match of the day will be played under the floodlight. Kadhikhaye said, “The main aim behind orga- nising this tournament at DarshanColony, NIT ground is to popularise the game in South Nagpur area.”
Satyen Kottulwar, Gaurav Harde, Sushant Barghat, Narendra Delikar, Arpit Timande, Rajat Gajbhiye and others were present at the press conference.