Monday, March 28, 2011

Mysore to Host 5th Inter District Football Tournament

The 5th inter district football tournament is taking place in the Chamundi Vihar Stadium, Mysore. 12 districts from the state including last year’s champion Bangalore District Football Association (BDFA) is taking part in the competition. Organized by Karnataka State Football Association (KSFA) and conducted by Mysore District Football Association, this is the 5th year running for this tournament.

The initial rounds are played in knock-out format.  The teams are divided in 4 groups with 3 teams in each group. The last year’s semi-finalists are given the top billing. The unseeded teams fight in the 1st round. In the 2nd round they play with the seeded team. The winners of the 2nd round from now qualify for the final round, which will be played in a round-robin format. The top 2 then play in the final.
  • Group A: Bangalore*, Kolar, and Mandya
  • Group B: Dakshin Kannada *, Belgaum, and Dharwad
  • Group C: Shimoga*, Mysore, and Bijapur
  • Group D: Kodagu*, Udipi, and Davangere

* - seeded team

Final Leg Fixture
  • 1st April, 2011, 2.30 pm: Group A winner Vs Group C winner
  • 1st April, 2011, 4.30 pm: Group B winner Vs Group D winner
  • 2nd April, 2011, 2.30 pm: Group A winner Vs Group D winner
  • 2nd April, 2011, 4.30 pm: Group B winner Vs Group C winner
  • 3rd April, 2011, 2.30 pm: Group A winner Vs Group B winner
  • 3rd April, 2011, 4.30 pm: Group C winner Vs Group D winner
  • 5th April, 2011: FINAL