KOLHAPUR,MAHARASHTRA - Football Proud Award 2017


Gadhinglaj United football Associations celebrated football Proud Award 2017 ceremony 11.06.2017 : Gadhinglaj United football Associations celebrated football Proud Award 2017 ceremony. Ex International Raman Vijayan ( Tamilnadu) facilitated with Football proud & Kolhapur's Pavan Mali (U19) as Emerging Player of the Year award. .This is 2nd edition of this award. Western India Football Association (WIFA) Astt. Secretary Prof. Kiran Chougle , Mayor Swati Kori , Panchtyat Samity President Jayshree Teli, Kaja Group of Industries ( Kerala) CEO Sony Akara are chief guest for this ceremony.

Speaking on the occasion Raman Vijayan said "I played professional football for 12 years from East Bengal, FC Kochin ,Mahindra United Bombay, Dempo Club Goa, Mohamaidin Sporting. Also represented India 3 years in Bankok Asia, SAFF Cup Nepal ,World cup qualifying Qatar.

After that as a coach giving contribution for developing footballers.Its Pleasure to accept football proud award. This award increased my responsibility to give more for Indian football as coach. U 14 & U 17 residential Nobel football academy & also this year started Raman Vijayan soccer school from this our aim to develop quality players who not only play top level in India but also in foreign countries."

In this ceremony Gadhinglaj Uniteds Omkar Jadhav ( Shivaji University) Prathemesh Dhabale( U18 District Team), Kupindre Pawar ( WIFA youth Cup), Aniket kole , Sultan Shaikh ( Football Academy Bangalore ) , Khanapur- Chikkodi Interstate trophy winner team, Dervan U 14 state tour winner team also felicitated. WIFA astt. secretary Kiran Chougle said" Gadhinglaj is a small town as roll model for football development in India.

All India tournament, School Saturday - Sunday League, U14 & U 16 Academy, Gadhinglaj Super League, Grass-route & Women football festival are the examples. Because of that Gadhinglaj Uniteds players playing in Goa, Chennai, Bombay's professional clubs.So In future trying to WIFA Grassroots center in Gadhinglaj."

Mayor Prof. Swati Kori said," As per demand we trying to build well facility stadium in Gadhinglaj." Secratery Deepak Kuppannvar wellcome all & given uniteds annual report. Club Vice President Jagdish Pattanshetti, director Sambhjirao Shivare, Arvind Bardeskar, Bhairu Salwade, Ex player G.D. Ghali , B.B. Patil , parents are present. Director Suresh Kolki express the Vote of thanks.

Award money donated to Upcoming Players : Football Proud Award 2017 winner ex- India International Footballer and AFC "A" License coach Raman Vijayan gave his Award money Rs. 1500/- (fifteen thousand) for upcoming players Deposit. Also Guest Sony Akara declared Twenty five thousand for upcoming players fund.

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04.05.2017 : Gadhinglaj United football Associations (GUFC) of Kolhapur Maharashtra performed their annual "football Proud Award 2017". In the 2nd edition of the said Awared ceremony the Association has been declared the name of Raman Vijayan (Tamilnadu) the Ex-Inia International footballer and AFC 'A' license coach and asst coach of ISL team Delhi Dynamos.

Gadhinglaj United football Associations (GUFC) general secretary Mr Deepak Kuppamwvar told that in this 2nd edition of the predtegious award they named Pavan Mali - a young u-19 talented footballer of Kolhapur. Deepak also told that they will be feleciated with the said awards on 10th June 2017 at 11am. In the ceremony on that date, Ex cabinet minister Hasan Mushrif, Western India Football Association (WIFA) Astt. Secretary Prof. Kiran Chougle, Indian Dairy Association Chairman Arun Narake, Mayor Swati Kori will be attended as Guest.

Deepak added, on the day they will felicitate Gadhinglaj United's Omkar Jadhav ( Shivaji University) Prathemesh Dhabale ( U18 District Team), Kupindre Pawar ( WIFA youth Cup), Aniket kole, Sultan Shaikh ( Football Academy Bangalore ), Khanapur - Chikkodi Interstate trophy winner team, Dervan U-14 state tour winner team.