Monthly Archives February 2014

AIFF ‘D’ License Results – Cooperage (3rd to 7th February 2014)

AIFF ‘D’ License Results – Cooperage (3rd to 7th February 2014)

The results of the AIFF ‘D’ License Course which was held at Cooperage Football Ground from 3rd to  7th February 2014

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Pathan shocks defending Champions Services, as Maharashtra win 1-0

Pathan shocks defending Champions Services, as Maharashtra win 1-0

Shabaz Pathan scored twice in as many matches to secure two wins for the Maharashtra boys sit pretty at top of Group A.

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AIFF Grassroots Festival: Aundh, Pune

AIFF Grassroots Festival: Aundh, Pune

Grassroots leaders Sameer Shaikh, Shabaz Shaikh and Suryakant Kamane organised a successful festival amassing a huge participation of 200+ kids on Sunday, 23rd February 2014.

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Maharashtra begin with a 3-2 win!

Maharashtra begin with a 3-2 win!

Maharashtra begin with a win! with a 3-2 victory over Uttarakhand in the first match of Group B in the Final Round of Santosh Trophy 2014.

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Picture Gallery: FIFA Inspection at Cooperage Football Stadium

Picture  Gallery: FIFA Inspection at Cooperage Football Stadium

Three-member FIFA team visited the refurbished Cooperage football ground on 23rd February

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FIFA team inspects Cooperage Stadium

FIFA team inspects Cooperage Stadium

A three-member FIFA team visited the refurbished Cooperage football ground here today to have a look at its artificial playing surface and other amenities as part of their inspection of eight venues short-listed to host the Under-17 World Cup in 2017. 

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Paresh Shivalkar to lead Maharashtra Santosh trophy team in the final round

Paresh Shivalkar to lead Maharashtra Santosh trophy team in the final round

The 21 member squad is as follows:
GK: Chetan Dawdhariya, Praveen C
DF: Rohel Shaikh, Shafique Mohammed, Abhishek Ambekar, Santosh Koli, Kewin Patrick, Imran Khan, Shakti Thakur
MF: Paresh Shivalkar (C), Lineker Machado, Allan Dias, Praneel Mendon, Vijith Shetty, Mohammed Pathan, Mohit Mandalik, Faisal T, Arif Khan
FW: Floyd Dharmai, Sushant Bhivgale

Chief Coach: Ireno Vaz
Coach: Augusto D’Silva
GK  Coach: Salim Pathan
Manager: Abdul Rauf
Assistant Manager: Bernard  D’souza

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WIFA Appoints Kundan Chandra as State Head for Grassroots in Maharashtra

WIFA Appoints Kundan Chandra as State Head for Grassroots in Maharashtra

WIFA appoints Kundan Chandra as State Head for Grassroots in Maharashtra.

WIFA on shaking hands with the partnership of the FFA-AIFF in the last week of January took step to recruit the most suitable man Kundan Chandra to handle the Grassroots program for Maharashtra.

Kundan Chandra is a AFC ‘B’ License holder also an AIFF Instructor for “D” License and  AIFF instructor for Grassroots Certification was termed to be the right choice, been an ex-Navy man he has good fundamentals and presentation skills.

WIFA CEO, Henry Menezes says that the blueprint for Maharashtra will be ready in a months time, meanwhile the search is on to select Six Regional Development Officers who will operate Six centres to spread the football at the Grassroot level.

After successfully creating over 900 ‘AIFF ‘D’ License coaches, WIFA plans to create a pool of 1000 Grassroot Leaders for Maharashtra in the next two years.

Kundan Chandra says, there is great potential and bringing out an awareness is very important and WIFA has a great vision for grassroots one of it being mass participation, i am sure this association with the FFA-AIFF partnership will bring new skills and expertise.

 

 

 

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Maharashtra rout MP 6-1 to make quarters

Maharashtra rout MP 6-1 to make quarters

The Maharashtra State Team kept their winning momentum and thrashed Madhya Pradesh 6-1 in their second game of the league phase of the Santosh Trophy 2014, which was played at the Tilak Maidan, Vasco, Goa on Monday. With this second back to back win, Maharashtra have qualified for the Quarter final stage from the West Zone to be played in Siliguri from the 24th Feb.

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