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Sesa Cup: Under-20 Tournament in Goa

Sesa Goa Group, owned by Vedanta, will organise the second edition of the Under-20 Sesa Cup from March 24 to April 1. The tournament has not been held for nearly a decade, but the Sesa Group think that such a tournament could be a platform for talented...

Sesa Goa Group, owned by Vedanta, will organise the second edition of the Under-20 Sesa Cup from March 24 to April 1. The tournament has not been held for nearly a decade, but the Sesa Group think that such a tournament could be a platform for talented youngsters to show their skills and capabilities as footballers to maybe become professionals.

The eight teams taking part are the hosts Sesa Football Academy, Dempo SC, Salgaocar SC, Churchill Brothers SC, Sporting Clube de Goa, Cavelossim SC, Curtorim Gymkhana and the Goa-based Brasil Futebol Academia.

The opening match will see Sporting Clube de Goa taking on Cavelossim SC at the SFA ground in Sirsaim at 16.00 IST on Saturday, March 24. The quarterfinals will be played from March 24 to 27, the semifinals are slated for March 29 and 30 while the finals would be played on Sunday, April 1.

There is also prize money to be won by the under-20 teams. The champions would received Rs 75,000, the runners-up Rs 50,000 while there would be individual prizes and ‘man of the Match’ awards.

Published with permission from Arunava Chaudhuri.

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