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VIDEO: The inaugural Jamshedpur FC Veteran Football Tournament!

Jamshedpur FC made history by hosting the first-ever Jamshedpur FC Veteran Football Tournament on Sunday on May 5, 2024, at 7pm, in celebration of AFC Grassroot Football Day. The tournament, aimed at players over 40 years old, witnessed an exhilarating display of skill and camaraderie as 16 teams, totaling 160 participants, competed for glory.

In a thrilling finale, Tata Motors emerged triumphant, securing the championship title with a commanding 4-1 victory against Tata Steel Foundation, who commendably claimed the runner-up position. The tournament format featured intense 6-side games, with each half lasting 10 minutes, including a brief 5-minute interval, ensuring fast-paced action and exhilarating competition throughout.

Participants from the local community, Tata Steel, and retired players who have represented Jharkhand or India in previous competitions showcased their skills and passion for the beautiful game, adding to the vibrant atmosphere of the event. The tournament not only celebrated the rich footballing heritage of the region but also provided a platform for camaraderie and sportsmanship among players of all backgrounds.

The excitement surrounding the inaugural Jamshedpur FC Veteran Football Tournament was palpable, marking a significant milestone for the club and the footballing community. As players and spectators alike reveled in the festivities, Jamshedpur FC reaffirmed its commitment to promoting grassroots football and fostering a love for the sport at all levels. With the resounding success of this inaugural tournament, the stage is set for future editions to continue nurturing footballing talent and passion in the region.

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