Minerva Academy Fc- 2nd Lt. Col. Deol Memorial Cup 2016

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In preparation for the 128th Edition of the Durand Cup 2016 to be held at The Ambedkar and Harbaksh Stadiums at New Delhi; Minerva Academy FC who created history by becoming the only team from the region to get direct entry into the main draw of the prestigious Durand Cup, is organising the 2nd Lt. Col. Deol Memorial Cup 2016 at Sector 17 Football Stadium from 17th August to 20th August, 2016.

Four teams have been invited to take part in the tournament, apart from Minerva Academy FC and Minerva Sharks FC, the other two teams participating are Indian Air Force (IAF) who are also going to participate in the Durand Cup, Chandigarh FC who were the winners of the recently concluded Sr. State Men’s Championship 2016. The tournament will be played in round robin format, each team will play each other and the team ending up with the maximum points will be announced as the winner. Winners and runners up will get trophies along with cash prizes.

Atleast 5 ISL (Indian Super League) and 10 I-league players will be seen in action during the tournament. Entry to the event will be free for all in an effort to promote football in Chandigarh.

Fixtures for the tournament are as follows:

Date

KICK OFF Time

Match

Venue

17.08.2016 2 PM Minerva Sharks Vs MAFC Sector 17 Football Stadium 
17.08.2016 4 PM IAF vs Chandigarh FC Sector 17 Football Stadium 
18.08.2016 2 PM Minerva Sharks vs IAF Sector 17 Football Stadium 
18.08.2016 4 PM Chandigarh FC vs MAFC Sector 17 Football Stadium 
19.08.2016 2 PM Minerva Sharks vs Chandigarh FC Sector 17 Football Stadium 
19.08.2016 4 PM MAFC Vs IAF Sector 17 Football Stadium