KOLHAPUR UNITED- WINNER OF KSA-Under 19 CHAMPION !

KOLHAPUR UNITED- WINNER OF KSA-Under 19 CHAMPION !

Kolhapur 12th June 2011: KOLHAPUR UNITED become the first ever CHAMPION of Under-19 group in KSA League, Kolhapur. Today, KU defeated Narsoba Football Club by 4-0 in the final match at Polo Ground, New Palace, Kolhapur.

Ajinkya Nalawade of KOLHAPUR UNITED- WINNER OF KSA-Under 19 CHAMPION !

Ajinkya Nalawade of KOLHAPUR UNITED- WINNER OF KSA-Under 19 CHAMPION !

In the final match Swapnil Karpe scored the first goal in the 22nd minute of the game. Previously, KU boys missed several simple opportunities to score the goal.

THE FINALIST- KOLHAPUR UNITED v/s NARSOBA

THE FINALIST- KOLHAPUR UNITED v/s NARSOBA

In the second half, Substitute Devvrat Pawar netted the second goal in the 32nd minute. Immediately, KU’s Ajinkya Nalawade headed twice into net on the corner kicks kicked by Omkar Patil one after another.

The WINNER and RUNNER TEAMS with the GUESTS & REFEREE.

The WINNER and RUNNER TEAMS with the GUESTS & REFEREE.

The overall performance of KU team was good. They created fantastic moves and shown the spectators their level of Skills. Omkar Patil played with very mature style and he has become the man of the match. Apart from Omkar, Ajinkya Nalawade, Rajat Shetty, Shreyas More performed passionately.

Now, by this way, Kolhapur United team has become the FIRST ever team who became CHAMPION of KSA Under-19 group. Interestingly, the average age of all the boys of KU is 17.

KOLHAPUR UNITED Sports Institute- Before the match..PRAY

KOLHAPUR UNITED Sports Institute- Before the match..PRAY

The winning team will play a super-league with the 3 teams coming from ‘E’ division in the next schedule of KSA, Kolhapur.

KOLHAPUR UNITED..entering the field

KOLHAPUR UNITED..entering the field

The Winning Team of KOLHAPUR UNITED follows- Rajat Shetty (Captain), Shushrut Patil,Akshay Methe-Patil, Arjun Shinde,Ranveer Khalkar (Goalkeeper)Akash Palace,Omkar Patil, Ajinkya Nalawade, Devvrat Pawar, Hrishikesh Methe, Mukesh Thube,Santosh Sutar, Dhananjay Nalawade, Akshya Jadhav, Swapnil Karpe and Shreyas More.

Team Coach- Amardeep Kundale , Rajendra Sangar.

Team Manager- Abhijeet Chougule, Ravindra Patil

Asst. Team Manager- Dhairyasheel Nalawade

For this team people like Senior football coaches Shri. Javed Khan, Harihar Mishra, Shri. Subhash Pawar (Principal, Kreeda Prabodhini,Govt. of Maharashtra) guided periodically while Ajay Pawar, Kumar Ubale, Ajay Harugale, Advt. R.D.Bhosale, Sachin Sankpal, Jaydeep More, Physio Dr. Junaid Bagwan, Shri. B.V. Warade (Regional Manager, Trade Wings Ltd, Kolhapur), Sagar Kandekar encouraged regularly.

Amardeep Kundale ( President, KUFA) told that we will try to build a Professional team of UNITED Kolhapur titled as KOLHAPUR UNITED under the able guidance of Hon’ble Shri. Shrimant Chhatrapati Shahu Maharajji ( Patron-in-chief, KSA, Kolhapur) and we will seek help and co-operation from Hon’ble Shri. Malojiraje Chhatrapati ( Vice President, WIFA,Mumbai and Ex-MLA of Kolhapur) and Kolhapur Sports Association (KSA), Kolhapur.