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Former Maharashtra footballer Hamza Koya no more!

Former Maharashtra state level footballer Hamza Koya lost his battle against COVID-19 in a Malappuram hospital today, June 5. He was 61 years old. A veteran footballer of the Malabar region, Hamsakoya had played for the Maharashtra State in the Santosh Trophy in the 1980s. A wing back during his …

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Special Olympics Bharat’s Maharashtra team trains with Mumbai City FC!

The Special Olympics Bharat (SO Bharat) Maharashtra team was invited by the Indian Super League side Mumbai City FC to their training session where they got a chance to meet, interact and practice with the Islanders’ first-team ahead of World Children’s Day. The aim of SO Bharat is to improve …

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Participants laud AIFF initiative to conduct Grassroots Leaders Course in Marathi!

Participants of AIFF’s first-ever Grassroots Leaders course conducted in regional language in Kolhapur lavished huge praise on the project, labelling it as an “unique initiative”. The course was conducted in Kolhapur in association with the Western India Football Association (WIFA), and the Kolhapur Sports Authority. The course was attended by …

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Eleven Coaches clear AFC B Diploma Coaching course successfully!

Eleven out of twenty-four coaches have successfully completed the AFC B Diploma Coaching course which was held in Maharashtra. Module 1 was held during November 12-26, 2018 followed by Module 2 which was scheduled from March 5-9, 2019. The successful candidates are as follows: 1. Arun Mishra 2. Ryan Edwin …

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WIFA announce their Maharashtra Senior State Women’s squad!

After a two-week long camp at the Cooperage Stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra’s Senior State Women’s team has begun their quest to go all the way in the upcoming 24th Senior National Women’s Football Championship in Cuttack, Odisha. The Championship will begin today, September 18 and conclude on October 1. Maharashtra …

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Maharashtra name squad for Sub-Junior Football Championship – West Zone qualifiers in Jodhpur!

The Western India Football Association (WIFA) have announced the Maharashtra Sub-Junior boys squad for the West Zone qualifiers of the Sub-Junior Football Championship in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, from August 16 to 21, 2018. Maharashtra have named a 20 player squad which would be coached by Akhil Kothari. Maharashtra would face Daman …

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AIFF launches 2nd edition of State Development Programme!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has launched the second edition of the State Development Project as part of the FIFA Forward Plan for India. The Project stems from the need of executing the Strategic Plan across the country and especially in certain chosen states. AIFF conducted a workshop for …

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Santosh Trophy: Maharashtra score 7-2 over ex-champs Manipur!

Maharashtra came from behind twice to thrash Manipur 7-2 in their final group phase match of the 72nd Santosh Trophy on Tuesday, March 27 at the Sailen Manna Stadium in Howrah. The big win was powered by a hat-trick from Ranjeet Singh (59th, 77th and 90th minute) along with goals …

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