Fateh Hyderabad Begins 2017 I-League 2nd Division Campaign On Jan 20th
Fateh Hyderabad AFC, Hyderabad’s I-League 2nd Division team, is close to the beginning of their new season. The only team from Hyderabad to play professionally in the I-League, Fateh Hyderabad AFC will kick off their second season of the I-League 2nd Division this Friday on January 20th.
According to the schedule of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) 2nd division I-League, the team will play six matches in the qualifying two-month long round - three home and away matches each.
The team will kick of their season here at home against Pride Sports FC, a team from Madhya Pradesh, on January 20th at 3:45pm at the Gachibowli Stadium.
This year’s team features the club’s first ever foreign signings including Englishman Adam Mitter, Portuguese Luis Carlos Santos, and Bruno Bryan of Brazil.
Talking about the beginning of a new season, Yogesh Maurya, Technical and Sporting Director of the club says, “We are really excited about the new season. Our players and staff have worked extremely hard to prepare. I believe we will be a fun team to watch and give the fans from Hyderabad a team they can be very proud of.”
All home matches will be played at the Gachibowli Stadium, with kickoff being at 3:45pm.
Fateh Hyderabad AFC will play their qualifying matches against teams from Bangalore, Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh. The entire schedule is given below –
Fateh Hyderabad AFC vs Pride Sports FC (Jabalpur) – January 20th (H)
Kenkre FC (Bombay) vs Fateh Hyderabad AFC – January 27th (A)
Fateh Hyderabad AFC vs Ozone FC (Bangalore) – February 5th (H)
Fateh Hyderabad AFC vs Kenkre FC(Mumbai) – February 9th (H)
Ozone FC vs Fateh Hyderabad AFC – February 16th (A)
Pride Sports FC vs Fateh Hyderabad AFC – February 24th (A)
- tickets will be available to purchase at the Gachibowli stadium, Iron Threads Arena, Street Drive Inn and get2thegames.com.