116th IFA SHIELD 2012 - Prayag United beat Brazilian Team Botafogo to Enter in The Final.

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14.03.2012 (SF-2) : FC Botafogo   0-1   Prayag United (YBK - FT.)
PRA : Vincent 116'
MOM: Abhijit Mondol( GK-PRA)
BFC: Milton, Wallace, Alex, Dos Santos, Rafael, Bruno Thiago, Bruno Ferira, Alvez Alvera, Joao Marcos, Ramon, Weiberton.

PRA: Abhijit, Narugopal, Bello, Anupam, Deepak, Denson, Jayanta, James, Rafiq (Vincent), Gouranga(Joy), Yakubu.
FT: Match end.. Prayag United will face East Bengal in the Final on 16th.
120': Again Vincent came closer to score but finally Keeper came out cleared the ball.
119': PLAYER CHANGE: Prayag.. Joy came in and Gouranga out.
119': Botfogo is attacking from left, Payag defended. Counter attack.
118': 2 minutes more who will face East Bengal on 16th in the Final?
117': Prayag United is leading 1-0.
116': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL.....Prayag scored goal through vincent. Yakubu passed from right side in Botafogo box, vincent covered defender Alex and scored after a half turned shot. Beautiful...
115': James Singh's cross from right but lost the target, went out for Goalkick.
113': Corner for Botafogo from Marcos's shot which saved by Abhijit. Corner kick cleared.
111': Corner kick cleared.
110': Botafogo is attacking with a passing football, Another good attack of Botafogo from top of the box but Abhijit saved for a corner.
109': Botafogo is playing like schedule times first half, Dominating the match. Attacking more and more for scoring.
108': counter attack of Prayag, Yakubu got a ball in Botafogo box but Keeper well advance to collect the ball.
107': Botafogo got a chance.Abhijit well saved Dos Santos's shot.
106': 2nd half of Extra time match starts.
105': End of 1st half extra time, No score.
101'; Again attack of Botafogo, Durante's shot went out.
100': Long ranger of Botafogo went wide over the cross bar.
99': Good saved by Abhijit, a close range shot of Durante.
98': YELLOW CARD : Anupam Sarkar of Peayag.
98': Good attack of Botafogo in right but shot finally missed the target.
97': STAT: In 2001 Brazilian team Palmeiras-B reached in the Final to meet East Bengal.
96': PLAYER CHANGE : Prayag, Rafiq out and Vincent Came in.
95': Yellow Card to Anupam Sarkar of Prayag fouled from behind.
92': 1st half of extra time starts. 0-0 was in schedule time.
90+1'.. : End of 90 minutes. Scoreline Goalless. now both the teams are ready for extratime 30 minutes match.
90': Added 1 minute extra time.
90': Back to back three shots saved by Abhijit.
89': Another shot of Durante from a miss pass of Prayag went to Abhijit's hand.
87': Chance missed by Botafogo, Abhijit well saved a shot of Botafogo's Durante from outside box.
85': YELLOW CARD Botafogo's OliViera who fouled Rafiq.
84': Prayag won a corner in right. James's kick went straight to Keeper's hand.
81': PLAYER CHANGE Botafofo. Weillington came in field.
80': No score in the match. Still goalless.
78': Long shot of Abhijit from a free kick in his own box.
76': Still no score in the match. 0-0.
74': Nice attack of Prayag, Rafiq's left sided cross went to Yakubu in right ad his shot went out from closer.
72': Free kick in favor of Prayag. James shot and Yakubu's header missed the target.
70': Rafiq's corner kick went out.
70': PLAYER CHANGE: Botafofo .. Durante came in.
68': Long ranger of Joao went wide.
66': Excellent service of Deepak Mondol of Prayag in their defence.
65': Attacking and counter attacking of both the teams going on.
62': Still no score in the match. 0-0.
60': Botafogo won a corner in left but cleared the kick by Prayag defenders.
57': Gouranga's header from James right sided cross went out.
56': Botafogo got corner, Bello cleared an attack via corner. Ball cleared from corner
54': Prayag is deminating in 2nd half now.
52': Deepak got a chance in right side and his powerful shot beat Botafogo keeper and entered in goal but referee said offside.
50': James Free kick went to Yakubu in Botafogo box, Yakubu's shot cleared by corner.
50': Dos Santos and James collision.
48': Prayag got corner but Devdas shot went to Milton's hand.
46': 2nd half match starts.
HT: It's half time now in the match. Scoreline is 0-0.
45': 1 minute added time.
45': Botafogo's right sided cross went to keeper Abhijt's hand.
43': YELLOW CARD .. Md. Rafiq for play acting in Botafogo box.
43': MD. Rariq's effort from left, cleared.
42': YELLOW CARD: Bad behave of Botafogo's Bruno Ferira of Botafogo.
41': Still no score in the match.0-0.
40': Alex fouled Yakubu in right sided box, Free kick for Prayag, James shot cleared by defender of Botafogo.
37': Prayag wins a Free kick from in the right sided out side box, James shot went over the bar.
36': Good cross of Yakubu from right flank but cleared by Botafogo defenders.
34': Corner kick of Botafogo went to Prayag keeper Abhijit's hand.
33': Nice attack of Botafogo from left through Rafael, James cleared for corner.
32': Botafogo long ball towards right side but out.
30': Still no score in the match. 0-0.
28': Fonseca fouled Yakubu in touch line. Free kick, James shot to Yakubu and his cross towards Botafogo box but no one player of Prayag followed the ball.
27': Attack of Prayag to Botafogo area, Yakubu to Rafiq but ball finally collected by Milton.
26': Still no score in the match. 0-0.
25': Botafogo missed a great chance to score. Alvez got the ball one to one in 6 yards of Prayag Box but finally Narugopal cleared the ball.
24': Watching the " SAMBA " football in green pitch of Salt Lake Stadium, Playing small pases by Botafogo FC of Brazil.
22': Well cleared by Deepak, Fonseca's attack from left.
20': Still no score in the match.0-0.
19': YELLOW CARD to Denson Devdas of Prayag who fouled Alvez from behind.
17': Bruno Thiago of Botafogo is injured and left the field.
15': Still no score in the match.
STAT. Prayag United formerly Everready Association played in Final of 2005 IFA shield against Foreign team Bayern Munich Jr. but lost 1-5 in the Final in YBK Stadium..
13': Botafogo is attacking more and more. Deepak cleared an attack of Beotafo in left.
12': Narugopal to Yakubu in left but cleared by Botafogo.
10': Botafogo is attacking with nice passing football, playing more than 7/8 passes average among themselves.
8': Goal kick for Prayag. Abhijit shot went to Botafogo defence.
7': Fonseca to Williams in Prayag Box but Wallace was offside.
6': Free kick of Prayag, James was fouled.
5': Good movement of Botafogo from left side, crossed to right flank but Prayag defenders cleared the ball.
4': Wallace right footer went for goal kick of Prayag.
3': Free kick for Botafogo from an attack of Dos Santos.
3': Prayag Attacked in right side, Deepak's shot went to Minton's hand.
1': Match starts at Salt Lake Stadium.

3rd Go Green Cup 2012 - football with nature Successfully ended in Mumbai...

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Another edition of the Kenkre FC organised "Go Green Cup 2012" turned out to be a roaring success at the Dadar Parsi Colony Gymkhana Grounds, Dadar (East) Mumbai, India. Kenkre FC is the 2nd Divn I-League team from Maharashtra who have their own Football Academy in Mumbai.

Boisterous excitement and innocent melodrama was on show as over 3000 children between 8-16 years of age took part in the tournament. The Cup witnessed participation of teams from schools and clubs spread across the city.

In fact, for the first time a NGO - Oscar Foundation - had a podium finish, bagging the Runners Up trophy in the U12 category. Spurred on by friends and family, the thrill hit a peak as winning teams got to shake hands with chief guest Mr. Haroon Fakruddin Amiri, the Afghanistan National Football Team Captain, and the Guest of honor Mr. Abhishek Yadav, India International Football Player.

In the Tournament Each winning team was presented with Rs.20,000/- while each runner-up team took away Rs.12,000/- as prize money. The cash prize was Rs.7,000/- for third placed teams and Rs.5,000/- for the fourth placed teams.

The Go Green Cup is a community-based football tournament for children, initiated by the Kenkre Sports Foundation. Having entered its third year in 2012, the tournament is fast becoming a key date on the calendar for a legion of growing children in love with football. Using the pure joy of playing football as the background, the tournament aims to impress upon children the importance of teamwork and the awareness about Mother Nature.


U-16 Category Final: Super Strikers beat Candy Club (2-1)
1st Super Strikers
2nd Candy Club
3rd Navy Children School
4th Palladium Bolts

U-14 Category Final: Men in Blue beat Classic 10 (2-0)
1st Men in Blue
2nd Classic 10
3rd Backyard Footballers
4th Skorost United

U-12 Category Final: Blue Bulls beat Oscar Foundation, NGO (3-0)
1st Blue Bulls
2nd Oscar Foundation NGO
3rd Bombay Bullets
4th Friends Circle

Children's Open Category Final: Navy Children School beat Red Devils (2-0)
1st Navy Children School
2nd Red Devils
3rd DPYA
4th Soccer Girls

Change The Game : Pepsi India introducing T20 Football in India...

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World Famous Soft Drinks Company Pepsico India, has launched Pepsi T20 Football. It's will be a 7-a-side football of 20-minute knock-out event. The proposed Football Matches will be organised in Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai, Lucknow, Ludhiana and New Delhi. The event is for amateurs between 14 and 30 years. It is proposed to have 64 teams from each city.

The Winners of the tournament will get a chance to play the Pepsi T20 tournament against players from the Indian cricket team along with getting an opportunity of being coached by an international football star. A total of 8 teams, including 1 winning team from each city and 1 wild card entry will compete to decide the overall winner which will be declared the "Game changers".

The registration process for the tournament begins in Chennai today (14 March) and will continue till June. Out of 64 teams from each city, the top 32 will compete in the respective city finales. Matches will be organised in Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai, Lucknow, Ludhiana and New Delhi.

The tournament will be supported by a 360-degree campaign including on-air, outdoor, on-ground initiatives, special edition packaging and digital engagement programmes. Pepsi has partnered with ESPN Star Sports, who will produce and showcase the tournament through an eight episode series, starting April 2012.

Pepsi recently introduced Bollywood Star Ranbir Kapoor in an advertisement showing Football. An avid Football fan Ranbir Kapoor also associated with this Tournament with Pepsi and he said "Being a football enthusiast, I am glad an initiative has been taken to popularise the sport amongst the youth of our country. I am proud to be associated with it and confident that Youngistaan will enjoy the new Pepsi T20 Football format".