FIXTURE & TABLE
Organised By: KALNA SUPER SOCCER CLUB, KALNA, BURDWAN
AGHORENATH STADIUM, KALNA 2013
ALL INDIA U-19 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT AT KALNA BURDWAN PARTICIPATING 5 I-LEAGUE TEAMS WITH OTHER 7 TOP INDIAN TEAMS .
KALNA SUPER SOCCER CLUB, BURDWAN is going to organise the 12 teams ALL INDIA FOOTBALL ACADEMY U-19 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT in first week of Janyary 2013. The opeing ceremony will be held on 6th January and the tournament will be played from 7th January and the final will be hld on 13th January.
Football is a source of spirit and a essential commodity for the daily survival of the people of West Bengal. From the urban to rural area picture remains the same for the football oriented Bengalis. The year ending annual programme often takes the shape of an exciting football tournament in numerous part of cities and villages alike here in West Bengal.
The same initiative has been taken up by the Kalna Supper Soccer Club Kalna, Burdwan as they are set to host an All India Football Academy U-19 Football Tournament to vogue a new sense of grassroot rivalry in the diet of the football fanatic Bengalis. This would be their 2nd Edition of Jr. Level Tournament as they organised last year U-17.
The same club is also famous for being the brainchild behind the success of another famous tournament taking part in the area named as the Kalna Independent Gold Cup Football Tournament incepted in the footballing calendar back in 2009. The Kalna Supper Soccer club has a legacy of its own in maintaing the footballing diet of the football hungry Bengalis.
They have seven free football coaching centres in Kalna Su-division of Burdwan to attract the youth in making serious efforts being a part of this beautiful game have already 650 members under their repertoire and to add to that a stadium is also constructed with a capacity of 15000 which marks the depth of passion that surrounds the club and the district.
The Kalna Independent Gold Cup tournament is a souvenir of the initiative taken up by the club with a token of spirit reflected by them. Mr. Subir Ghosh, the mentor of the club as well as a former Indian National Footballer ( who played for East Bengal, Mohun Bagan, Mohammedan Sporting) and also represented India Sr. football Team for 8 times, played Santosh Trophy 3 times for Bengal) told us that, the start of this All India basis U-19 tournament will be on 6th January 2013 at Kalna Agornatch Football Stadium. They will try to schedule the final on 13th of January. The whole tournament will be playing in the three seperate fields of Kalna including Aghorenath Stadium of Kalna.
Subir Ghosh also told that some famous Football Academies of India will take part in the 12 team based Tournament where Winners Prize will be 25000/- and Runners up Prize Money will be 15000/- . Mr. Ghosh told us the following teams has confirmd them to participate in the tournaments. There will be the ticked system in the Stadium to watch the match.
The teams East Bengal U-19, United SC U-19, United Sikkim U-19, George Telegraph U-19, Shillong XI, Mohammedan SC U-19, IFA Football Academy, G-Group U-19 FA, Sir Dikhuram Mazumder Coaching Centre U-19, Bidhan Nagar Municipal Academy U-19, Bokaro Steel FA U-19 and home team Kalna Super Soccer U-19.
Prize money will be awarded to the justified winners and runners up with prizes also announced in other categories also. The sponsorship hackle is soon to be solved with the club having already sorted out their web partner to give their thumbs up in such a noble initiative that would help in maintaining the footballing tradition of the Bengalis.