Seven Kenkre FC Players In Contention For The Prestigious MDFA Awards
The Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) is all set to host the MDFA Awards Night on 30th April at the Cooperage Stadium in Churchgate. The gala will witness a host of personalities and stakeholders of Mumbai football as well as special guest grace the momentous occasion.
MDFA started the MDFA Awards Night last year as an opportunity to felicitate the top performing footballers and the winners and runners-up across the divisions at the end of the Mumbai Football League season. MDFA Awards Night 2016-17 was graced by the presence of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar and former India captain Bruno Coutinho amongst other dignitaries.
This year's MDFA Awards Night will see a strong presence of Kenkre FC footballers with six players nominated in the MDFA Youth League category of awards.
Here are the nominees from Kenkre FC:
U-12 Category: Ayan Mahajan (Best Midfielder)
U-14 Category: Phris Jhonson (Best Goalkeeper), Feres Chebib (Best Defender), Rahul Almeida (Best Midfielder), Jedan Irani (Best Forward)
U-16 Category: Rohan More (Best Goalkeeper), Mannan Dang (Best Forward)
The U-12 Boys were the winners and the U-14 Boys emerged as the runners-up in the MDFA Youth League prompting a strong presence in the nominations.
We wish all the youngsters hearty congratulations on the nominations and good luck for the MDFA Awards Night!