We are proud to announce that Maharashtra celebrated the AFC Grassroots Day by conducting festivals throughout the state in a grand and befitting manner. This is the 3rd consecutive year that the AFC Grassroots Football day is being celebrated in our state.
This year WIFA notched it up by conducting 5 Grassroots leaders courses and trained and educated 142 Grassroots Leaders across Maharashtra. WIFA in partnership with its districts and affiliated clubs organized these Grassroots Leaders courses in Thane, Nagpur and Pune, whilst the Professional clubs Mumbai City FC, Mumbai FC and Pune FC helped in organizing the courses in their respective cities. Maharashtra now has a whopping 350+ Grassroots Leaders in the state, educated and equipped to deliver quality training at the Grassroots Level.
In addition to these courses, WIFA Grassroots leaders also conducted 27 Grassroots festivals across various centres in Maharashtra and over 2300 players participated.
WIFA is thankful and grateful to AIFF for all their guidance, support and help in conducting all these activities. WIFA will continue to fuel in funds for sustained growth in the field of Grassroots which will ultimately help in improving footballing standards of our country.
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New AIFF D License 15th to 19th June 2015 @ Cooperage Football Stadium, Mumbai
Following are the AIFF ‘D’ License results for the 2nd – 6th February, 2015 batch held at Cooperage Football Stadium, Mumbai.Read More »
Maharashtra 2 – 1 Manipur
National Football Championship Under 15 girls – Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, OrissaRead More »
WIFA under its Grassroots Development Program will conduct 5 Grassroots Leaders Courses in Nagpur, Pune, Thane and Mumbai to promote and spreads grassroots football. ‘On the occasion of the AFC Grassroots Day on 15th May, WIFA has initiated this program’, informed Mr. Souter Vaz, Hon. Secretary, WIFA.Read More »
Bhagyashree and Tricia shine as both score 7 goals amongst themselves
At the National Football Championship for Under 15 girls 2015 – Cuttack, Orissa – Group E fixtureRead More »
After a lengthy trial process of two phase district and state, the coaches and the selection committee have chosen 20 girls from across the State for the Upcoming Nationals.
Among the aspiring young girls there is already a star, Bhagyashree Dalvi, who was part of the team National team playing the AFC Championship which was underway in Nepal when the calamity struck. Bhagyashree Dalvi will be leading the squad.
The team is as follows:
Komal Garad (GK), Bhakti Pawar (Kolhapur), Ark D’Silva, Reva Sankhe, Tricia Colaco, Gauhar Nithaiwala, Atiriya Narayan (Mumbai),Anjali More, Annie Anthony (Nagpur), Gia Sundaram (GK), Ella Dubey, Aishwarya Gadekar, Toshita Yadav (Pune), Mayuri Waghmde (Satara), Shemchui Ningsheng, Mili Doshi, Siddhi More, Bhagyashree Dalvi (C), Reetika Sahani and Ruchita Sonawne (Thane).
Nelson Sebastian an experienced coach from Mumbai’s St. Cathedral School is the head coach who will be assisted by Ms. Annie Paul from Nagpur. Indian International Goal keeper probable Ms. Durva Vahia is acting manager and GK coach of the team.
The Maharashtra team is placed in group E with Sikkim and Uttarakhand. Fixtures are as follows:
9th May 2015 – Maharashtra vs Uttarakhand
13th May 2015 – Sikkim vs Maharashtra
Winners from each of the eight groups will qualify for the quarter final leg which will be played from 15th to 20th May followed by the Semis on 22nd and Finals on 24th May.Read More »
Selection trials for selecting the Maharashtra team for the Sub Junior Girls (Under 15) National Football Championship
The selection of the Maharashtra team will be held at the Cooperage Football Stadium will be held from 27 April 2015.