Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Dowlath Khan Trophy kicks-off from Friday

Bangalore District Football Association (BDFA) is organizing Dowlath Khan Trophy, a knock-out tournament for the C-division teams.

One of the oldest football tournaments of the Karnataka state, Dowlath Khan Trophy is revived by the BDFA. Record numbers of 38 BDFA C-division teams are participating in this tournament and will be played on a knock-out format.

Duration of each match will be 70 minutes (35+10+35). When a match ends in a draw in the regulation time, no extra-time will be played, and the match will go straight to the tie-breaker. All the games will be played at the Bangalore Football Stadium.

The association expressed satisfaction with the number of teams coming out to play such tournaments. They feel that organizing such tournaments should help the player’s caliber and their talent will be displayed, which will ultimately help the players as well as the teams scouting for budding talents.

In the first match of the tournament on Friday, February 12, 1.30 pm, Bangalore Blues takes on Young Gems. Later, Mohd. Sporting, Bangalore will play against Young Blues.