PIFA : 5 a side Challenge 2006
On Dec 26, 2006 – PIFA held a tournament only for children.
Children were invited to form teams of 5-6 players and give their team a funky name. 270 children participated form 30 schools. There were 17 Juniors boys tem, 4 girls team & 24 under 16 boys team. Seven referees from MDFA officiated the games.
The Golden Boot award was won by Siddharth Singh of Shaolin Five having scored 7 goals in the entire tournament.
The winners & runners up got a medal, and the winning team players got a Nike football each.
PIFA LEAGUE – 2004 -2005
Dec 19, 2004 -PIFA (IYSA) kicked off the first childrens soccer league in Mumbai. 200+ participants from 24 schools from Mumbai took part.
The event was organized for the sole purpose of keeping the children in touch with their game, as the football season had ended.
5 training session were held over a period of 5 months was held at the picturesque Priyadarshani Park at Nepeansea Road, Mumbai. There were 5 categories Jr Girls, U9, U11, U14, and 14+.
Each session started with a warm up game, followed by technical training for an hour with use of specialized equipment, thereafter teams were drawn up. Each category played a mini league, a minimum of 4 games. At the end of the day the team participants earned points.
League dates were as follows:
Dec 19, 2004 | Jan 30, 2005 | Feb 19, 2005 | Mar 27, 2005 | Apr 17, 2005