Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Kickstart score a perfect 10 against Mata Rukmani in IWL

AIFF Media

Kickstart FC bounced back to winning ways with a splendid 10-0 victory over Mata Rukmani in the Hero Indian Women’s League 2022.

Yangoijam Kiranbala Chanu opened the scoring for the Karnataka-based club in the 11th minute. The forward turned the ball in from the left hand side of the goal to make it 1-0. From then onwards, Kickstart never looked back.

In fact, they added five more goals in the span of the next half hour. Kiranbala Chanu added her second only two minutes after her first strike with a perfectly-placed header from the left side off a Yumlembam Pakpi Devi cross.

Another couple of minutes passed and Kickstart made it 3-0 via an Asem Roja Devi stunner. The forward took her chance from long range and struck well to beat the goalkeeper from outside the box. Roja Devi went on to score her second in the 37th minute. The in-form attacker tapped in a perfectly delivered cross from the left flank by Kaviya Pakkirisamy.

With the game completely in their hands, Kickstart showed the hunger to score more. In the 42nd minute, Babysana produced a moment of brilliance with a long range screamer to make it 5-0. Before half time, Kiranbala Chanu completed her hat-trick with a strike from close range to beat the Mata Rukmani goalkeeper.

Despite confirming the three points with a dominant first half display, Kickstart went on to add more to their goal tally on the day. Thingbaijam Babysana Devi, scored her brace in the 49th minute, after a massive effort from Kiranbala Devi in the attacking third. 

In the 83rd minute, Pakpi Devi showed pure pace and quality on the ball. The forward beat the Mata Rukmani goalkeeper in a one-on-one situation and slid the ball into the bottom right corner. Minutes later, Kiranbala Devi completed her quadruple in the 87th minute with an easy tap-in off a Pakpi Devi assist. Before the referee blew the full-time whistle, substitute Laishram Bibicha Devi scored Kickstart’s 10th goal and marked a solid end to the game.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Gokulam Kerala FC face stern test against Kickstart

 AIFF Media 

It’s time for a cracker of a clash between Kickstart FC and Gokulam Kerala FC in the Hero Indian Women’s League 2022. The two in-form sides face each other at the Capital Ground in Bhubaneswar on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Ahead of the game, Kickstart FC Head Coach Amrutha spoke about her side’s preparations and the approach they will take. “Next match is against Gokulam kerala FC, the defending champions who are an experienced side,” she began.

“We need to focus more for better results. We also need these three points to continue our winning momentum. Accordingly, we are ready to perform against them,” she added, before confirming that she has a fully fit squad at her disposal.

Gokulam Kerala are on a seven-match winning streak and will be going up in a tough challenge against Kickstart. Head Coach Anthony Andrews passed his remarks on the opposition and how his side has prepared for the game. “Kickstart has a good team with experienced players. They have quality in the attacking unit with pace and creativity. We have to be focused throughout the 90 minutes and pick our chances early.”

“Our approach and intent will be to progress from our last game and minimize our mistakes and make better decisions in the final third,” he added in the end.

The match will be streamed live on Indian Football YouTube Channel at 3:30 PM (IST).

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Kickstart earns dominating win against Hans Women FC

AIFF Media

Kickstart maintained their winning run after beating Hans Women FC 0-4 tonight in the Hero Indian Women's League at the Kalinga Stadium. Hans suffered another loss as they are yet to find winning ways in the competition this season.

Kickstart made a quick start to the game as they bagged the lead as soon as the 7th minute in the game when Roja got herself one on one with the Hans custodian and did no mistake to slot it home.

Thereafter the Karnataka-based side took the momentum of the game but failed to increase their lead as they were unable to capitalize on the chances created. 

Before the lemon break, Kickstart got their best chance to double the lead when they were awarded a spot-kick but the former failed to turn into fruit. 

After the breather Kickstart seemed to be with a better composure as they doubled the lead within the 48th minute. Babysana struck a screamer from yards away to make it 0-2 for her side.

Just at the edge of the hour mark Kiranbala Chanu made it 0-3 for Kickstart as she rightly utilized a howler from Hans custodian Tanvi Mavani. Minutes after the lead increased to 0-4 as substitute Lawmching found the net from distance in the 60th minute.

The high press from Kickstart rattled the porous Hans defense forcing too many mistakes inside the box. Hans made a change in their custodian side and this turned out to be a saviour for the losing side as they refrained from conceding more.

After this loss, Hans continues to remain at the bottom of the points table as Kickstart maintains the third spot with 6 wins in 7 games.

Monday, May 9, 2022

NOTICE: FC Agniputhra trials

FC Agniputhra, a newly launched Karnataka State Football Association (KSFA) affiliated and BDFA Super Division football club will be organizing selection trials for the coming 22-23 season on May 26 and 27, 2022 at the HAL Sports Club grounds from 8 AM to 12 PM. 

Interested Players who have played at the top-level may appear for trials. They have to register their names with a registration fee of Rs.500/. For registration and further details, you may reach out to the following numbers - 9900578916 and 9900008288. 


Sunday, May 8, 2022

BDFA League A Division 2021-22 - Schedule & Fixtures

  1. Fri, April 29, 2022: Rebels FC 2 (Dinesh Singh Soub-23', Donboklang Lyndong-45') Vs Parikrma 0
  2. Fri, April 29, 2022: BTM FC 1 (Ashely Grant Cleary-46') Vs HAL 1 (Ramesh Durga Prakash-18'[OG])
  3. Sat, April 30, 2022: Friends United FC 4 (Pradeepkumar-32’[P]-55’, Dhanushkumar-62’, Sudarshan-69’) Vs Postal 0 
  4. Sat, April 30, 2022: AGORC 3 (James-33’, Nishanth-40’, Hemanth-48’) Vs RWF 1 (Rajesh-13’)
  5. Sun, May 1, 2022: South United  FC 2 (Shamsheer Singh-39', Leynold Carlo Mark-73') Vs Blitz FC 1 (Mithun-53') 
  6. Tue, May 3, 2022: Parikrma 0 Vs HAL 0
  7. Wed, May 4, 2022: Rebels FC 5 (Fazal Zafa Konan-2’, 59’, Zonunmawa-18’, 39’, Donboklang Lyngobh-60’) Vs Postal 0 
  8. Wed, May 4, 2022: AGORC 3 (Jayakumar-31’, Jones Antony Belhsalel-48’, Sudarshan V Lokur-67’) Vs BTM FC 2 (Akshay Kumar Dosapati-23’, 73’)
  9. Wed, May 4, 2022: Friends United 5 (Lalmuanzova Khawalhring-2’, 10’, 48’, 61’, Shivakumar-62’) Vs South United FC 1 (Leynold Carol Mark-80’)
  10. Wed, May 4, 2022: Bangalore Gunners 1 (Sanjeev N-80’+1’) Vs RWF 0
  11. Thu, May 5, 2022: Blitz FC 2 (BU Mithun-21', Aksha N-80') Vs Income Tax 0 
  12. Sat, May 7, 2022: HAL 3 (Sanjai Rai -5', 10', Johny Kom-79') Vs Postal 0
  13. Sat, May 7, 2022: AGORC 2 (JaiKumar-5', Jones Antony-79') Vs Parikrma 0
  14. Sat, May 7, 2022: Rebels FC 2 (Zonunmawia-32', Zobo Emmanuel Ebenezer-43') Vs South United FC 0
  15. Sat, May 7, 2022: BTM FC 2 (Akshay Kumar Dosapati-21’, Chirag Chinnappa Pandanda-80’+5’) Vs Bangalore Gunners 1 (Sanjeevi-56’)
  16. Sun, May 8, 2022: Friends United 4 (Don Bosco-14', Lalmuanzoua-38', 59', Sudarshan-55') Vs Income Tax 1 (Kapil-65')   
  17. Tue, May 10, 2022: AGORC 2 (Jones Antony Belhsalel- 24’, Pradeep Kumar-36’) Vs Postal 0  
  18. Tue, May 10, 2022: HAL 2 (Santhosh Kumar-5’, 34’) Vs South United FC 0 
  19. Tue, May 10, 2022: Parikrma 1 (Shirwin-29’) Vs Bangalore Gunners 0 
  20. Wed, May 11, 2022: Rebels FC 4 (Donboklang Lyngdoh-4', Faizal -26', Ebenezer-34', Md. Rameef-40+1') Vs Income Tax 1 (Amal Deepak-29')  
  21. Wed, May 11, 2022: Friends United 4 (Lalmuanzova Khawalhring-14', Dhanush Kumar-19', Bharath -77'[OG], Pavithran R-78') Vs Blitz FC 
  22. Fri, May 13, 2022: South United 0 Vs AGORC 0 
  23. Fri, May 13, 2022: Bangalore Gunners 4 (Cyril Thiraviyan-13', 35', P Tamilarasu-42', 63') Vs Postal
  24. Sat, May 14, 2022: Income Tax  0 Vs HAL 8 (V Surendra Prasad-16', 45', 78', Narendra -38', Rihit Atkan-40'+2', Monish-42', 66', Andrew Gurung-50')  
  25. Sat, May 14, 2022: Rebels FC 6 (Zonumawia-31', Muhammed Rameef-39', Donboklang Lyngdoh-51', Aakash Dave-65', 69', Dinesh Singh Soubam-77') Vs Blitz FC 0  
  26. Sat, May 14, 2022: BTM FC 1 (AkshyaKumar-26') Vs RWF 0 
  27. Sat, May 21, 2022: South United 2 (Leynold Carlo Mark-2', Manigandan G-4') Vs Income Tax 1 (Premkumar V-10')
  28. Sat, May 21, 2022: Blitz FC 3 (Chetan-8', Ajay-19', BU Mithun-65') Vs Postal 0  
  29. Sat, May 21, 2022: RWF 0 Vs HAL 0 
  30. Sun, May 22, 2022: Parikrma 1 (Praveenkumar S-1') Vs Friends United 3 (Jones Muthuraj-18', Pradeep Kumar-40'+4', Sudarshan-75') 
  31. Mon, May 23, 2022: Rebels FC 3 (Faizal Zafa Konan-1', 65', Mebtei Kuper-27') Vs BTM FC 0 
  32. Mon, May 23, 2022: AGORC 5 (Jones Antony Bethsalal-4'. 39', Sudharshan Lokur-8', 16', Surya VanithaLingam-7') Vs Bangalore Gunners 0 
  33. Wed, May 25, 2022: HAL 3 (S Johny Kom-25', Sathish Kumar-40'+2', Rohit Atkan-51') Vs Friends United FC 1 (Don Bosco-71') 
  34. Thu, May 26, 2022: Blitz FC 4 (BU Mithun-6', 49', M Mahesh Kumar-21', Chetan Bhadra-54') Vs Bangalore Gunners 1 (Sanjeevi-25') 
  35. Thu, May 26, 2022: South United FC 7 (Bilal Shamshuddin-8', 24', Jayasurya MR-12', 27', Karthigeyan S-58', Leynold Carol Marks-58', Manigandan S-80'+1') Vs Postal 0 
  36. Thu, May 26, 2022: Rebels FC 4 (Faizal Zafa Konan-2', 39', 40'+1', Donboklang Lyngdoh-41') Vs RWF 0  
  37. Thu, May 26, 2022: Income Tax 1 (Kapil Bhat -54) Vs Parikrma FC