Minerva Academy arrive in Pune for DSK Cup

Minerva Academy FC
Minerva Academy FC arrive in Pune for DSK Cup

Minerva Academy FC arrived in Pune and are all set to take part in the third edition of the DSK CUP -  INVITATIONAL FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT, the only national-level football tournament conducted in Pune from 9thNovember to 20th  November 2016 organised by DSK SHIVAJIANS FOOTBALL CLUB who are currently playing in the top division of Indian Football i.e the I-league. 

The tournament will be conducted on league-cum-knock out basis at DSK Dream City in Pune.  

A total of 12 teams will participate in this tournament. Prestigious teams like Salgaoncar FC and Mumbai FC will be participating this season. 
                
This competition will be conducted under the aegis of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), Western India Football Association (WIFA).

Minerva Academy FC will be fielding a young side for the tournament complemented by few experienced players and foreigners to balance out the squad. 

Minerva have been clubbed in Group A with hosts DSK Shivajians and Bishops FC of Pune. Detailed fixtures have been attached for your reference. 

Minerva Academy FC team for DSK Cup:

Arshdeep Singh (GK)
Kamalpreet Singh
Moirangthem Thoiba Singh
Kareem Omolaja 
Nurain Sorokhaibam Nuruddin
Altamash Sayed
Jackson Singh
Moinuddin
Manandeep Singh
Nongdamba Naorem
Ummed Nat
BhagirathMd Shahjahan
Md Azarudin Shah
Lalchanhima Singh
Amarjeet Mishra
Lago Dog Bei

The last time the two teams met, Minerva beat DSK in the Durand Cup 2016 by 2-1 in a thrilling encounter. File photo from last encounter has been attached for your reference. 
Minerva Academy Fc play their first match today against Bishops FC of Pune at 5 PM at the DSK Dream City Football Stadium.
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