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Kolhapur crowned CHAMPIONS of the Maharashtra Inter District Football Championship.

Kolhapur crowned CHAMPIONS of the Maharashtra Inter District Football Championship.

A fitting finale to two amazing footballing districts, Kolhapur and Nagpur. Both the teams started out strongly in the tournament and gave the spectators a finale for them to remember for years to come.

Nagpur was placed in Group A with Pune, Ahmednagar and Gondia. The very first match for Nagpur was like a litmus test to gauge how much they needed to improve if they wanted to go all the way. They scraped their way through against Gondia and won the match 2-1. And from there on in Nagpur went from strength to strength and thrashed Ahmednagar 5-0. It was as if they had found their rhythm and their confidence was soaring high. The last match in the group was to be played between Pune and Nagpur for the top spot. Nagpur muscled their way through to win the match 3-1 and stamp their authority on Group A as Winners.

Kolhapur was placed in Group B with Mumbai, Jalgaon and Dhule. They knew they will have to play each and every match as a final if they are to qualify for the semi-finals. They did exactly that. They breezed past Dhule to win their 1st match 4-0 and then asserted their control on Group B by hammering Jalgaon 4-2. It all came down to the final match against Mumbai as it was crucial for Mumbai to win the match and qualify for the Semi-finals. Kolhapur thumped Mumbai 2-1 in that match showing just how good they are and fired a warning across to all the teams for the TITLE.

Nagpur was squared against Dhule for the Semi-finals in which they were made to toil against a resilient Dhule Team to win the match 2-1. Kolhapur was drawn against Pune who were eager to avenge their loss against Nagpur and set up a dramatic finale against them. But Kolhapur had other ideas and ran rampant against a hapless Pune to win the match 3-1.

This set up a mouth-watering finale between 2 teams that performed exceptionally well and deserved to be in the finals. It was always going to a tight affair between both teams and it indeed end up that way as the Final was decided on penalties after both teams finished with one goal apiece at the end of full time.

Kolhapur held their nerves to win 7-6 on penalties and lift the Cup.

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Maharashtra defeat Uttar Pradesh

Maharashtra defeat Uttar Pradesh

Maharashtra eves beat Uttar Pradesh 10- 0 in their fourth game of the Senior Women’s National Football Championship at Bokaghat, Assam.

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Maharashtra defeat Delhi, enter Quarter finals

Maharashtra defeat Delhi, enter Quarter finals

Maharashtra took on Delhi in their second game of the U14 National Championship in Kalyani today.

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Pranav scores 4 as Maharashtra thrash Jharkand

Pranav scores 4 as Maharashtra thrash Jharkand

Maharashtra opened their U14 campaign in style with a commanding 5-1 victory over Jharkand on Sunday in Kalyani.  It was the first

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Pune FC bring on striker Raúl Fabiani for the season ahead

Pune FC bring on striker Raúl Fabiani for the season ahead

Pune Football Club confirms signing Equatorial Guinea international and former Villareal CF ‘B’ striker Raúl Iván Fabiani

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Kerala beat Maharashtra to enter final of Santosh Trophy

Kerala beat Maharashtra to enter final of Santosh Trophy

Riding on Shimin Lal’s second-half extra-time winner, Kerala defeated Maharashtra 2-1 to enter the summit clash of the 67th Santosh

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Pune FC win thriller against Mumbai FC

Pune FC win thriller against Mumbai FC

Nishiguchi Daisuke, who until recently played in the Moldovan league scored a brace and set up the winner as Pune FC defeated

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India U13 Girls from Maharashtra felicitated

India U13 Girls from Maharashtra felicitated

The India U13 Girls Team participated in the AFC  U13 Girls Football Tournament in Sri Lanka earlier this year. The team defeated all before them and went

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Maharashtra outclass Arunachal Pradesh 4-0 in opener

Maharashtra outclass Arunachal Pradesh 4-0 in opener

The Maharashtra team played their first game against Arunachal Pradesh at Cuttack yesterday.

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High-flying Air India win opener

High-flying Air India win opener

Two goals in the second period enabled local outfit Air India to pull off a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Chirag United Kerala in the

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