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PIFA Skills Contest (2007)

Skills Contest 2007

Premier India Football Academy organised the 3rd edition of their Skills Contest on 21 October 2007 at St Xavier’s, Parel ground.


409 participants tested their skills -Short Pass, Dribbling, Shooting, & Ball Control. 25 children qualified for the final round – the Lofted Pass test.

Past winners Ajay Kajania & Rolfred Couthino hold the record score of 800 points in 2005, Tejas Raut scored 770 points in 2006.


This year the record was broken by winner – Calvin Lobo (11) from Beacon High and a PIFA Student at the Bandra center with a fantastic score of 960 points. Runner up was Ajil Almeida (16) from Holy Cross Convent School with a score of 890 points. They both won a goodies bag from NIKE.

Dr Francis Saldhana, this year sponsored the top 10 children to participate at the PIFA International camp being held at Karnatak Sports from 3-6 November 2007.

Footballs sponsored by Nike