The third day of WIFA Inter-District Men’s Championship turned out to be an entertaining one. From Kolhapur’s whopping victory to Dhule’s sensational win and witnessing a goalkeeper thunderous goal from half-line, it was an electrifying day to say the least. Here is the recap of what happened today.
Pune 0-0 Washim (Pune won 3-2 via penalties)
Washim’s goalkeeper Satyam Deshmukh, undoubtedly the best player on the pitch, tried his best to derail Pune it ended in a sour note. After both the sides were locked at 0-0, the match went to penalties. Despite saving the first penalty, Satyam was left in disbelief as Beed missed three penalties in a row. Pune ended up winning 3-2 to qualify for pre-quarters.
Ahmednagar 0-2 Osmanabad
Akhil Bhartiya grabbed a brace to send Osmanabad into the next round. Both the goals came in either half. After taking the lead, Osmanabad suffered a setback when their goalkeeper was badly injured. But Osmanabad kept their energy alive and scored the second goal after a glancing header by Akhil which sealed a deserving win.
Kolhapur 15-0 Beed
Superb display by Kolhapur. A hat-trick from Nikhil Kulkarni, Sanket and Shreyas More has earned Kolhapur a thumping victory. The other goalscorers were Swarajya, Shahu, Shoraubh, Pratik, Prathamesh and Shlok scored one each. A ruthless Kolhapur is fired up to take the Championship by storm.
Dhule 8-0 Parbhani
Swapnil Pawar’s brilliance inspired Dhule as he bagged four goals in a commendable 8-0 triumph over Parbhani. His striking partner Tirupati Kanderkar scored twice while Sachin Chavan and Didar Sonawane scored apiece in a whopping victory.
Jalna (Faim Shaikh) 1-2 Solapur (Shubham Pawar and Ashwin Tak)
Aurangabad (Hussain, Aryan, Yasir & Amol) 4-1 Bhandara (Aatish)
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The Day 2 of WIFA Inter-District Men’s Championship at Nashik saw a total of four matches. Mumbai, Yevatmal, Nagpur and Nashik have booked their place in the next round of the Championship.
Match 1: Mumbai 10-0 Chandrapur
Mumbai District continued their supreme form as they ended up scoring in double digits for the second time in a row. They had smashed Gadchiroli 17-0 in the previous game. Sohail Khatri who scored four goals in the last match bagged another hat-trick. His striking partner Shoeb Vindani also grabbed a hat-trick. Bryce Miranda, Adnan Ishke, Faiz Khan, and Sumesh Nair scored one each as the game progressed.
Match 2: Nagpur 3-0 Sangli
Without their key player Blesson, Nagpur still managed to score three past Sangli to qualify for the next round. Gulam Imran turned out to be prolific who scored twice in the first-half. Abdul Athar scored the third and final goal of the game to seal a win.
Match 3: Nashik 2-1 Thane
Easily, the best match of the day. An intense and entertaining game which went down the wire. The host were trailing behind when Abhishek Khushwa opened the scoring for Thane in the first-half. Nashik responded brilliantly and levelled the score through Rajendra Bahadur who converted from the spot. Thane missed a couple of golden opportunity which came back to haunt them. In the very last minute, Shubham Dayma snatched the winning goal with a incisive free-kick.
Match 4: Yevatmal 1-1 Nanded (Yevatmal won 3-1 via penalties)
The game between Yevatmal and Nanded had to be decided on penalties after the score was tied at 1-1. Sahil Bhalerao opened the scoring in the first-half for Yevatmal but they surrendered their lead at the very last moment when Shahrukh Pathan scored the equalizing goal. Nanded couldn’t keep their cool in the penalties and lost 3-1 to bow out with their heads held high.Read More »
Inter-District Men’s Championship at Nashik
On Monday, WIFA Inter-District Men’s Championship got underway at Nashik. A total of seven matches were played throughout the day. The likes of Mumbai, Nashik, Nagpur, and Thane triumphed and booked their place in the next round.
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The AIFF ‘D’ License results for 23rd to 27th October 2017 batch held at Cooperage Football Stadium, Mumbai.Read More »
All the AIFF D License candidates looking for an upgrade can apply!Read More »
10th February 2018, Jalgaon: With the Junior and Sub-Junior Boys Championship running simultaneously at Palghar and Nanded, respectively, the Sub-Junior Girls Championship went underway yesterday in Jalgaon at Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Krida Sankul. The opening day witness only two games where Nashik and Satara booked their place in the next round with comprehensive victories.
Nashik (Payal Dode 37′ and 49′) 2-0 Yavatmal
In the opening game, Nashik had to rely on Payal Dode who scored twice in the second-half to send Nashik into the next round of Sub-Junior Girls Football Championship.
The first-half was all about Nashik’s attack and Yavatmal’s Goalkeeper Shreeja Chavan who was tremendous throughout the game. Unfortunately, Shreeja’s heroics in the first-half couldn’t help her side as they bowed out with their heads held high. Shreeja Chavan (Yavatmal) and Payal Dode (Nashik) were later felicitated for their impressive performance.
Aurangabad 0-4 Satara (Sanika Sapkal 2, Vaishnavi Sawant and Snehal Ghadge)
In the second match, an outstanding attacking display by Satara saw them clinching a memorable 4-0 win over Aurangabad. Sanika Sapkal scored twice while Vaishnavi Sawant and Snehal Ghadge scored one each which guided Satara into the next round. Sanika was later felicitated for her two goals.
Aurangabad had a great first-half but Satara’s backline stood strong and defended brilliantly to keep the danger out of their penalty box. A couple of misses in the first-half came back to haunt Aurangabad when Satara went all-in and scored four times in the second-half.Read More »
Earlier today, Maharashtra Inter-District Football Championship for Junior Boys went underway at Palghar which is organized by WIFA – Western India Football Association. A memorable day which saw the likes of Gondia, Jalna, Amravati, and Ahmednagar notching up wins to qualify for the next round. The second day is set to resume tomorrow.
Gondia 0-0 Sangali DFA (Gondia won 5-4 via penalties)
The first match was played between Gondia and Sangali. In what was an evenly contested match, Gondia District edged past Sangali DFA 5-4 in the tie-breaker after a 0-0 stalemate in normal time. It was Gondia’s goalkeeper Paramjit who saved the 5th penalty to take his team into the next round.
Jalna (Aniket Galdhar 59′) 1-0 Akola
Jalna defeated a resilient Akola side 1-0, courtesy of Aniket Galdhar’s 59th minute sublime strike. Akola played the whole game with only 7 players as they failed to provide an appropriate certificate for the player registration. Nevertheless, Akola played a fantastic match with the seven available players. A full squad at the helm would have given another story for sure.
Amravati (Yash Pavde 20′ and Niraj Jadhav 28′) 2-0 Hingoli
A dominant display by Amravati as they defeated Hingoli 2-0. Yash Pavde opened the scoring in the 20th minute which was followed by Niraj Jadhav’s strike in the 28th minute.
Ahmednagar (Shivanand Puri 2, Aditya Bagade, Roshan Rikami, and Ankit Singh) 5-1 Nanded (Maaz Khan)
Shivanand Puri had a tremendous match as he scored twice while Aditya Bagade, Roshan Rikami, and Ankit Singh also bagged a goal each to complete a memorable 5-1 win over Nanded. Meanwhile, for Nanded, Maaz Khan scored the lone goal.
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Diploma in Football Management “Class of 2019-20: FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup Edition”
Western India Football Association – Skillanation ‘Post Graduate Diploma / Diploma in Football Management’ has opened its doors for the Academic Year 2019-20.Read More »
Venue – St Xaveris High School & Jr College, Sector 3 Nerul.
Grassroots development league was conducted by S.P football Academy for the 3rd time. It was started in the month of August 2017, it’s been almost 6 month that the league is been played on every Saturday – Sundays and on Public holidays. The aim and objective of conducting this Grassroots league for longer period is that SPFA understands that this is the right age group which requires maximum match exposure, which we have tried to give the budding talent.Read More »
Mumbai, January 29: Maharashtra (WIFA) made a solid winning start as they blanked Andhra Pradesh 3-0 in their opening Group-B league match of the AIFF Junior National Football Championship 2017-2018 (Tier-II) for the B.C. Roy Trophy and played in Una, Himachal Pradesh, on Monday.Read More »