GO HOME PAGE NIKE MUPC 2013 - INDIA FINALS TOURNAMENT- 2013
NORTH &EAST - JAMSHEDPUR
Nike’s annual MUPC tournament is held under the aegis of the All India Football Federation will witness 20 best I-League and state teams from across India compete to be crowned MUPC India Champions in Goa on 9 May 2013.
In its 20th year globally and eighth year in India, Nike MUPC is all set to see some of the country's best teams for a position to represent the country in the regional finals in Malaysia this June.
03.05.2013 (FINAL): CHADIGARH FA 2-1 MANIPUR
02.05.2013 (1st SF): Manipur 0-0, 4-2 (Pen) East Bengal
02.05.2013 (2nd SF): Chandigarh FA 4-0 United Sikkim
CFA: Samuel -2, Jeakson, Amarjit Singh
29.04.2013: East Benngal 4-1 Uttar Pradesh XI
KEB : Budhwa Bera - 3, Rajat Pal
29.04.2013: United SC 1-0 Sambalpur FA
USC: Basu Mukherjee.
29.04.2013:GH Football Academy 0-0 Pujab
28.04.2013: United SC 0-1 Chandigarh FA
CFA : Samuel
28.04.2013: United Sikkim 2-0 Chandigarh FA
USK : Biswa Kumar Darjee, Manoj Rai
28.04.2013: Manipur 2-1 Punjab
USK :Peter Singh, Suresh Kumar.
SOUTH & WEST-GOA
GFA PRESS RELEASE : Goa Football Association to host the South & West leg of the tournament at the Sesa Football Academy. Nike today announced the start of this year's south and west leg of its grassroots football initiative – the Manchester United Premier Cup (MUPC) in India.
In its 20th year globally and eighth year in India, Nike's MUPC is all set to witness some of the country's best teams vie for a position to represent the country in the regional finals in Malaysia this June.
Nike's annual MUPC tournament that is held under the aegis of the All India Football Federation will witness 20 best I-league and state teams from across India compete to be crowned MUPC India Champions in Goa on May 09th 2013.
This year the U-15 tournament is held in two stages, the teams from the North and East regions of India battled it out in Jamshedpur while the teams from the West and South zones will compete at the Sesa Football Academy. The first phase of the tournament will kick off on April 29th at Jamshedpur and the second phase on May 3rd in Goa.
Speaking on the occasion, Avinash Pant, Marketing Director, Nike India Pvt. Ltd. said, "Nike MUPC is an effort to provide young footballers in India the opportunity to compete against the best teams in the country and later at a global stage. MUPC is today one of the most anticipated U15 tournament in the country; we thank AIFF for helping us elevate MUPC India to this level. This year being the twentieth edition of MUPC globally, we promise to make this memorable for the teams participating."
Over the years, Nike's MUPC tournament has become a strong platform in India to unearth football talent at the grass root level and to enable young footballers to get an opportunity to represent India at a global stage.
Speaking on the occasion,Lavino Rebello, Vice President - North, GFA said, 'We at GFA are thrilled that Nike Manchester United Premier Cup has returned to Goa. We are delighted to once again host this prestigious tournament at the Sesa Football Academy. Wishing all the teams
In the twentieth global edition of MUPC, the India edition of the tournament promises an extraordinary level of competition, training and opportunities for young footballers to elevate their game. Nike's Manchester United Premier Cup India leg will provide a rare opportunity for young footballers to play alongside two of the biggest Indian football athletes in an exhibition game in Goa on May 9, 2013.
SOUTH & WEST-GOA RESULTS
03.5.2013: DEMPO SC 2-0 PUNE FC