After the successful completion of its Monsoon Cup 2015, the Shimla District Football Association is organising an open category football tournament starting 3rd August 2016 at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla. The tournament would be played between 16 teams from the district over the next three days i.e. August 3-5, 2016.
The tournament saw a new and fresh team taking the crown last year and a bundle of teams competing furiously to take the first DFA Shimla Monsoon Cup. With the success of last year’s Monsoon Cup, its popularity among the grass-root footballers across the district has established itself as the largest football talent scouting programme.
In its second year, the SDFA has made a difference by engaging nearly 16 teams and 256 budding footballers. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Prithvi Vikram Sen, President SDFA said “Continuing its efforts in grassroots and youth football development SDFA is committed to create opportunities for players to showcase their sporting talent and also nourish and nurture the promising players.”
The participants for this year’s Monsoon Cup are Bishop Cotton School, St. Edwards School, Shimla All Stars, Junga Sports Association, Highlanders, Summerhill United Football Club (Team A & Team B), Barca United (Rohru), Black Pearls (Rampur), Hainault Public School, Magicians FC,AG Office, A Stars(APG University),APG SAARC(APG University), Central School for Tibetans and Boileauganj Football Club.