6th edition of School football tournament - 2013 :: REPORT from Kolhapur - Deepak.K
Gadhinglaj United's 6th Kole - Hatti- Shanmugam trophy school football tournament successfully complected. M.R. Highschool (Under 17), V.D Shinde High school ( U-14), Gadhinglaj High school ( U-12) emerged as Champion of the Tournament.
In this total 20 teams 400 upcoming players are participated. Ajay Nangare, Rohit Satvekar, Pranav Kurane are selected as best player of the tournament.
In the final of U- 17 group, M.R. High school defeated Gadhinglaj High school on Tie breaker 3-1. In full time score is 0-0. In tie breaker M.R High school Caption Sandip Gondhali saves 3 penalty & become the hero.
. In U-14 tournament V.D. Shinde High school beat Jagruti High school by 1-0. Shinde's Rohit Satvekar scored all Important goal.
In U-12 final Gadhinglaj Highschool beat Braister Nath Pai school 2-0. Gadhinglaj's Ajay Nagre scored 2 goal.
After the final, Committee gave the Prizes to the Footballers where, Kolhapur district Majuor Federation President Uday Joshi, United President Prof. Sunil Shintre, Vice President Suresh Kolki,C.A. Gajendra Bandi,Treasurer Mahadev Patil, Director Dr. Ravindra Hattraki, Arvind Bardeskar, Prashant Daddikar, Bhairu Salwade, Manish Kole are present.Tournament Co ordinater Sanket Patil wel comes all.
Tournament Organiser & club secretary Deepak kuppannvar given information of this tournament & thanks to all for co operation to successful this tournament.
In this function for Army Selection club player Mahesh Sutar, Vikram Patil in Chenneai Indian Bank club selection are facilted.
For this tournament Amit Savant, Mahesh Sutar, Suraj Teli, Umesh Devgoda, Prasanna Prasadi,Lalit Shinde, Chotu Patil worked as referee.
After organising the successful IPL style Football Tournament now Gadhinglaj United (Dist. Kolhapur) Maharashtra is goint to organize the 6th edition of School football tournament which is schedule to be started from Saturday 20 July 2013. The winner and Runners up will get the trophies in the memory of Ex-coach Appasaheb Kole, Ajit FC Club Founder Rudrappa Hatti & Refree Shanmugam (Pune).
The tournament is knock-out basis for two days where 20 teams of U-12, U-14, U-17 will be participated and there will be an involvement of more than 400 upcoming players.
Deepak Kuppannvar the secretary or Gadhinglaj United told about the past glory of the tournament. He told that, the Gadhinglaj United have a glorious football history over more than 70 years. They are struggling for Football and make so many students for a future footballer in this remore small town of Kolhapur.
They are spending money from their own pocket as they have no sponsor still now but their love and passion for the beautiful game - Football, boost them to make their events super succes in every occasion with the help of some local small businessmen.
Deeppak told about those personalities, who died but still alive with their past football activities in the district. Ex coach Mr. Kole developed football passion in the area and gifted so many footballers in the decade 1960-1980. In his time, his hard work made famous M.R High school team in kolhapur district as a champion Football team.
Deepak also told, Ajit FC club President Rudrappa Hatti & his friends organised football tournament in Diwali vacation for continuous 20 years in Kolhapur and we are proude that due too those tournament Gadhinglaj was famous all over India. For those tournament, another personality who blew the witchle and played a key role every time to make success of the Tournaments, he was Refree Shanmugam. No one can forget his contribution in the district football.
The Tournament will start on Saturday with priliminary rounds and Sunday morning semi final & at 4 pm three finals will be played at M.R. Highschool Ground. With the help of Tournament Co ordinater Sanket Pati, Umesh Devgonda & his squad, the football fans of the district are exited about this tournament.