Mahogany Football Club missed the Winners Trophy by a whisker! Lost in the Finals to TFA of Kerala.
Kudos to the boys for the dazzling display – Runners – UP!!
We spent this weekend with lots of matches in 5 different age categories done under the banner of August Cup.
The regular attendees participated with full vigor and enthusiasm for the past 3 days.
U 10 – Winners – Great Goals, Runners – DIV 6 (Mahogany)
U 12 – Winners – SPFA (Sabir Pasha Football Academy)
Runners – Great Goals
U 14 – Winners – Great Goals, Runners – St.Michales FA
U 16 – Winners – SPFA, Runners – Harrington FA
Notable Participation by Classic 7, (U16 Semifinalists), Bhavans.
Hope to see you back in October Cup~!
The club has received 1 start certification with 390 points, but for 11 points, just about hitting on a 2 star Certification. We aim to prepare for the I league U 16, suggested to be a home and away affair with 5 to 6 teams in fray. The club will be inducting fresh players to the existing squad to build the team for the competition. The competition is slated to be between August 2016 and January 2017.
The club has set up its first facility in Bangalore at The Hub Soccer Mania in Channasandra, Whitefield.
We have plans to work with 4 age categories, viz. children
- under 6 years old (2010 and later born)
- under 8 (2008 and later born) – heman~
- under 10 (2006 and later born) – buddhi~s
- under 12 (2004 and later born – sudaksh~
Under 6 is all in all recreational category and all children are to play in the same group. However, we have detailed developmental plans for U – 8 to U 12. We will build teams in these 3 age categories in Bangalore. The road map for any player would be progress through the ranks and ultimately play in the Under 13 I League to be introduced in the next season, 2017-18 and then in the Under 15/16 I League subsequently.
Presently the club fields a team in the Under 15/16 I League, started last season, with the team based out in Chennai. The club operates on a dual model of residential and non residential trainees. By next year, the club would field the team Mahogany Bangalore in U 13 I League.
The club follows a curricula on the guidelines of technique first and focuses on building the confidence of handling the ball and building the game from the back. The detailed curricula can be accessed by the player of the club through the club’s subscription of s2s.net .
The club works with both certified and non certified coaches. The youth development program of the club is overseen by Mr. Sanjay Singh, he is an ex Air force Coach and holds an AFC A Certificate.
The training operations are overseen, managed and conducted (periodically) by Mr. Arindam Biswas, he holds an AFC A Certificate.
The Club administration is managed by Mr. Joseph Vaz, a sports enthusiasts and dedicated to the cause of building a professional Football Training and Competitive set up at the Club
Apart from them, the club employs a host of aspiring individual who are passionate about the game and are willing to work together in building an efficient system of imparting training and encourage development of players.