The Independence Day Cup fixtures announced

MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association)

The occasion : Independence Day. The event : Nine a side football tournament called Independence Day Cup. Date : 14th and 15th August, 2014. Venue : St. Xavier’s ground, Parel. It features the cream of local teams in Mumbai, going head-to-head for the title. Hundreds of spectators come to watch this event and their experience is such that the whole environment is mesmerizing every single year since this tournament has been organized. ‘Independence Cup’ is the first event of the season which is conducted annually by Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) a legal body who runs football in Mumbai, affiliated with WIFA i.e. Western India Football Association which in turn is affiliated with the AIFF i.e. All India Football Federation. This tournament will be followed by the ‘Nadkarni Cup’ for Elite Div. organized by RCF. After which the 3rd, 2nd, 1st, Super & Elite division will commence. The other tournament organized by MDFA is the ‘Republic Cup’ held on the 26th of January every year .

Definitely Air India And Indian Navy are the favourites among all. 4 time champion Rastriya Chemical & Fertilizers, Chembur i.e. RCF are not participating certainly gives relief to other teams.  It’s the most happening tournament which helps the clubs to prepare well for their season in the various MDFA leagues.

The fixtures for this tournament are out, a 2 day event in which 14 teams have been featured. It will be a knockout tournament, that means losing a game will mean the team are out of the tournament.  Defending champions Indian Navy and runners up GM Sports will receive a bye in the first round and will directly play the quarterfinal round.

Following are the teams participating in Independence Day Cup

Sr. No. Group A Group B
1 GM Sports Air India
2 Karnataka Sports Association (KSA) Soccer XI
3 Mumbai Customs Union Bank of India
4 Western Railway Kenkre FC
5 St. Sebastian PIFA Colaba F.C.
6 HDFC Mumbai Warriors
7 Companeroes Indian Navy

Pre-quarter Final

Group A

Match No. Team Vs Team Date
1 Karnataka Sports Association (KSA) Vs Mumbai Customs 14-08-2014Time: 8.00 am
2 HDFC Vs Companeroes 14-08-2014Time: 9.00 am
3 Western Railway Vs St. Sebastian 14-08-2014Time: 10.00 am

Group B

Match No. Team Vs Team Date
1 Air India Vs Soccer XI 14-08-2014Time: 2.00 pm
2 Union Bank of India Vs Kenkre FC 14-08-2014Time: 3.00 am
3 PIFA Colaba F.C. Vs Mumbai Warriors 14-08-2014Time: 4.00 am

Quarter Final

Match No. Team Vs Team Date
1 Gm Sports Vs Group A Winner of Match No. 1 15-08-2014Time: 8.00 am
2 Group A Winner of Match No. 2 Vs Group A Winner of Match No. 3 15-08-2014Time: 9.00 am
3 Group B Winner of Match No. 1 Vs Group B Winner of Match No. 2 15-08-2014Time: 10.00 am
4 Indian Navy Vs Group B Winner of Match No. 3 15-08-2014Time: 11.00 am

Semi Final

Match No. Team Vs Team Date
1 Winner of Quarter Final Match No. 1 Vs Winner of Quarter Final Match No. 2 15-08-2014Time: 1.00 pm
2 Winner of Quarter Final Match No. 3 Vs Winner of Quarter Final Match No. 4 15-08-2014Time: 2.00 pm

Third Place

Match No. Team Vs Team Date
1 Looser of Semi  Final Match No. 1 Vs Looser of Semi Final Match No. 2 15-08-2014Time: 3.00 pm

Final

Match No. Team Vs Team Date
1 Winner of Semi  Final Match No. 1 Vs Winner of Semi Final Match No. 2 15-08-2014Time: 4.00 pm

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