Sunday, January 11, 2015

BDFA to participate in Don Bosco - Fr. Mcferran Trophy

Winner of 2011 and 2013 edition, BDFA XI is set to participate in the Don Bosco - Fr. Mcferran Trophy. The national-level invitational tournament will be played in DBYC Wisdom Town, Grant Lyon, Red Hills, Chennai. A total of 24 teams is participating this tournament, played between January 11 thru 25. 

Super Division team, ASC is the Bangalore connection in the Don Bosco - Fr. Mcferran Trophy. Other notable teams are Pune FC and Hindustan Eagles (Kerala). BDFA XI will play their first match against Tiruvallur DFA XI on Sunday, January 11, 3.30 pm. 

BDFA XI team  
  • Goalkeeper: Dayalan (ADE), Kabir (South United)
  • Defender: John Peter (South United), Shivakumar M (ADE), Yatish Pratap (DYES), Stephen Raj L (CIL), Keith Raymond (South United), Siva Kumar V (RWF), Kishore Kumar (Young Challengers) 
  • Mid-fielder: M Suji Kumar (Captain-Students Union),  Sukesh Leon (Students Union), Sridhar M (CIL), ManiMaran (Young Challengers), Akash (South United), Karthick (Bangalore Independents), Gouri Shankar A (DYES), Sudarshan V L (South United)
  • Strikers: Pravaruth (South United), Raj Kiran P (ADE), Shaik Inayath (Jawahar Union), Deepak R (ADE), Tony Luiz Robert (South United), 
  • Manager: Mohd Imtiaz 
  • Coach: R Mohan
  • Asst.Coach: R Gopal

Fixture
  • FINAL - Sunday, January 25, 2015, 3 PM: ASC 0 Vs BDFA XI 1 (Anup Raj-38')  
  • Semi-final: 
    • BDFA XI 2(4)  Vs Arrows FC 2(2)  
    • ASC 1(6) Vs ICF SA, TN 1(5) 
    • Quarter final
      • January 14, 2015: BDFA XI 1 (John Peter-10[pen]) Vs Hindustan Eagles 0 (winner of Hindustan Eagles Vs Kerala Police)  
      • January 20, 2015: ASC 9 (A Ramesh-27', Jotin-35', 40', 52', 84', Ramachandran-45', 47', 56', 60') Vs DBYC, Kochi 
    • Pre-Quarter final: 
      • January 12, 2015: BDFA XI 1[3] (Pravaruth-25' Tie-breaker-Sujikumar, Sukesh Leon, John Peter) Vs Tiruvallur DFA XI  1[1] (Vijay-88' Tie-breaker-Apthish)   
      • ASC 1 () Vs Indian Bank 0 
    Individual Awards 


    • Best Goalkeeper: VP Sathish Kumar (ICF, Chennai)
    • Best Defender: John Peter (BDFA XI)
    • Best Midfielder: Brocin (DBYC, Cochin)
    • Best Attacker: Jotin Singh (ASC Bangalore)
    • Best Upcoming Player: Nandakumar (Hindustan Eagles, Chennai)
    • Best Upcoming Player: Lalremruata (Pune FC – Jr)
    • Top Scorer: Timothy (Arrows FC, Chennai) - 5 goals