New Delhi. To promote sports in Delhi, the Kejriwal government (Kejriwal Government) where Delhi Sports University (Delhi Sports University) is being established. On the other hand, Shaheed Bhagat Singh while dedicating to Shaheed-Azam Bhagat Singh, taking one more step. football cup Is also organizing Football tournament has been started by the Directorate of Education and Sports of Delhi Government. The tournament organized at Thyagraj Stadium was inaugurated on Monday by the Deputy CM and Education Minister of Delhi. Manish Sisodia (Manish Sisodia) did it.
Sisodia said that for the first time in Delhi, the tournament is being organized by bringing together the football clubs of Delhi on such a large scale. Before this, football culture will get a boost in Delhi. He said that such a tournament will not only help Delhi to become the topper in the field of football, but we will also be able to identify the rising stars of football. He said that the players should work hard in their game and perform well, the Delhi government will not allow them to lack facilities.
These facilities have been developed for the young players in these stadiums.
The Deputy CM said that there is no dearth of talent among the youth in Delhi. The Delhi government will work to fulfill our dreams by providing world-class facilities to our youth. He said that in the last few years, the Delhi Government has developed great facilities in stadiums like Thyagaraj Stadium, Chhatrasal Stadium, East-Vinod Nagar Sports Complex, Rajiv Gandhi in Poonth Kalan and Bawana etc. Along with this, 3 artificial football grounds of international standards have also been developed by the government at Carr, Mundela and Anandwas to promote football and provide world-class facilities to the players.
Through this type of football tournament, the Delhi government’s vision is to develop a sports culture in Delhi’s schools, colleges at par with international level leagues, where top clubs from across Delhi can participate. Suvedha Delhi Football Club is playing the role of technical partner in this football cup.
These are the special things of this tournament
Tournament will run for two months, there will be 98 matches between 20 teams
Under 18 and under 22 age group players will be able to participate in the tournament.
-The winning team of the tournament will be given a prize money of Rs 5 lakh, the runner-up team, the third place team will get Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively
The player who scored the most goals will get the ‘Golden Boot Award’ along with a prize money of Rs 1 lakh.
Matches will be organized in 5 different stadiums of Delhi, live telecast of matches will also be done.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 12, 2022, 10:56 IST