Goa Police Cup revived after 5 years

PTI, PANAJI | 22 July 2015 18:01 IST

The Goa Police Cup, state's oldest football tournament, which was last held in 2010, has been revived after a gap of five years.

The tournament first started in 1968 and this edition will comprise 12 teams from Goa's Professional League and First Division vying for top honours.

Addressing a press conference, Sunil Garg, Inspector of General Police said the tournament, which has been revived after a gap of five years will be held regularily.

It will commence on August 1, 2015 and played at four different venues namely Duler Stadium, Mapusa, Tilak Stadium, Vasco, Cuncolim ground and Navelim ground.

The inaugural match will be held at Duler Stadium, Mapusa while the closing venue is not decided, most likely it will be held in South Goa.

The winners will get a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh, while the runners-up will get Rs 1 lakh.

The teams consists of Dempo FC, Salgaocar FC, Sporting Clube de Goa, Churchill Brothers, Vasco SC, Tuff Laxmi Prasad, Guardian Angels SC, Goa Police, Curtorim Gymkhana, Calangute SC, Santa Cruz Club of Cavelossim and Goa Velha.

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