U-14 teams to battle it out in Administrator’s Cup this year
| Tuesday | 17th September, 2019
Tournament to begin on Sept 22Deepankar ShardaTribune News ServiceChandigarh, September 16In a departure from the past, the Administrator’s Challenge Cup All-India Football Tournament this year will be held in the U-14 age-group instead of U-17 category.
However, the age-group for the competition has been changed from U-17 to U-14 years,” said Tejdeep Singh Saini, Director, Sports, UT Administration.
To start with, the tournament was played in U-14 age-group for the initial few years but was subsequently upgraded to U-17 category to get more participants.
“There is no other tournament in the country which offers such huge prize money either for the U-17 or U-14 age-group,” said another member of the organising committee.
Apart from hosts Chandigarh Football Academy, the tournament this year will feature J&K Football Association, Himachal Football Association, Ahmedabad Football Club, Telangana Football Club, Delhi Football Association, Sudeva Club, IndianFootball Schools, Baichung Bhutia Football Club, Chandigarh Football Association, Manipur Football Association, Thau Manipur, Manipur Regional Academy.