Maharashtra 's Hattrick

Maharashtra 's Hattrick

Private winner in Under 12


 Date: 01/01/2009    Kolhapur United Football Association (KUFA) presents the “BLUE BIRD KUFA CUP” an Inter school Football Tournament.MAHARASHTRA HIGH SCHOOL wins the Blue Bird KUFA CUP for third Consecutive year & records Hattrick.In the Under 12 age group Private High school defeats Maharashtra High School 2-1 to be winner.


                                           Blue bird (India) Ltd has been the sponsor for this Interschool Football Tournament. Since last 8 days the tournament has been organized at the Chh.Shivaji Stadium with great enthusiasm & strict discipline. The enjoy the final the crowd had gathered in huge number & really they witnessed a great game of Football played with Sporting Spirit & Discipline.

                                        In the first match of the day between Maharashtra High School & Private High School Karan Chavan of Maharashtra High School scored the first Goal at the 4th minute of the play to lead his team 1-0 in the first half. In the second half of the match Hrishikesh Methe scored a Goal at the 22nd minute to level the score at 1-1.In the 38th minute of play gaurav Patil scored the second Goal to secure a lead of 2-1.Maharashtra tried hard to reduce this lead but all their efforts were in vain & Private high School won the match 2-1.

                                            In the Second match of the day Mahrashtra high School & St.Xaviers high School were 0-0 at the full time of the play hence the match result was to be decided on TIEBREAKER but in the tiebreaker the scores were equaled at 4-4. So again it was decided to decide the result on the rule of SUDDEN DEATH. Omkar more Scored for Maharashtra were as the changed Goal keeper Vaibhav Raut stopped a penalty stroke to see his team to a third consecutive win & record HATTRICK.

Other Winners of the Tournament are as Follows:

       I.            BEST PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT : Vaibhav Raut (Maharashtra High School) is awarded with a Blue bird Kufa bicycle.

     II.            Amazing Goal of the tournament: Shubham Sutar (D.C.Narke) .

  III.            Emerging Player of the Tournament : Shubham Sutar (St.Xaviers) .

   IV.            Other Emerging Players of the Tournament (A KUFA T-Shirt was given to them):

Shubham Sutar (St Xaviers) , Pranav Powar  Rohit nalawade Shubham Murdande (Private high School),Sangram Thorwade Siddesh Hande Karan Chavan (Maharashtra high School) Sangram Sasane Avaduth Gharge (D.C.Narke Vidyaniketan)

     V.            In the Under 12 age group HRISHIKESH METHE was selected as the best player.

   VI.            The reporters & photographers covering this tournament were also awarded at this moment. Votings were taken by the coaches of participating teams to select the same. B.D.Checher of Daily Sakal was the best photographer while Santosh Mithari of Daily Lokmat was the best reporter.

VII.            The winners & the Runner ups were given the Blue Bird Kufa Cup pearmanent.

VIII.            The Coaches & Principals of the winning team were also felicitated at this moment.

   IX.            Also the winners of Juggling Contest,Kites Making Contest ,Drawing contest etc were given the prizes on this occasion. All he participating teams were also given the certificates.

     X.            On this occasion the dignitaries present were Sarvottam Sonavne & Annaso Salunkhe of Blue bird (India) Ltd, Ganapati Kagale of Lexi Pens, Rupesh Hingani of GS TEA Sangli , Vijay Lalwani of Merry Milk ,Football players Bhau Sarnaik & Nivas Jadhav ,Amardeep Kundale President KUFA, Aditya Ingrole Coordinator of the tournament.