Below, kindly find the press release for 'the second of Goa Sevens Premier

GSPL Media



*Second Edition of Goa Sevens Premier League to kick off from April 28*

*- 12 teams to participate in the league cum knockout tournament at Ambelim
Sports Complex from April 28 to May 15 -*

*APRIL 6, FATORDA:* Ambelim Sports Club and Goa Sevens Sports and Cultural
Association announced their second edition of the Goa Sevens Premier League
under the aegis of Goa Football Association (GFA), which will be played from
 April 28 to May 15.

After enjoying great success in the first edition, the Goa Sevens SCA and
Ambelim SC together have taken a step ahead to have a bigger and better
league this time around.

*Addressing the media, Goa Sevens Sports & Cultural Association President
Mr. Benjamin Silva said**, “The first edition of GSPL was a huge success
and it gives me great pride to announce that the second edition of the Goa
Sevens Premier league which will witness even more thrill as we have
expanded the league. This year we will have 12 teams, four more than the
previous edition”*

*“When we first launched the league, we didn’t expect it have such a huge
response. Initially we had a mix response having a slow start to the league
but as the league matches took off, the crowed joined in numbers,” said
Benjamin Silva at the conference hall, Nehru Stadium, Fatorda.*

*Speaking to media, Goa Football Association (GFA) Vice President South
Schubert Furtado said, **“GFA are always there for the development of
football and we support this initiative by the Goa Sevens towards the
development of football. We will provide all support they need during the

*GSPL Vice President Joao Rebello *later revealed the League will also give
platform for women this year.  *“This year we will have women’s football as
well. We have already shortlisted 72 women footballers for the league who
will be placed in six teams. We will announce the teams shortly,” *said

The women’s tournament will also be played in the league cum knock out
phase wherein the top two teams will battle it out in the final.

The tournament will be played in league and knockout phase at a neutral
venue –Ambelim Sports Complex. All the matches will be played under

Earlier GSPL President unveiled the league souvenir in the present of GFA
Vice President South Schubert Furtado, GFA members Arnold Costa, John
Silva, Jaju Silva, Tournament Co-ordinator Charlton Furtado, GSPL Vice
President Joao Rebello, GSPL Treasurer Wilfred Rodrigues and GSPL
Development officer Anthony Dias.

*Pic caption:* GSPL President Benjamin Silva with the GSPL souvenir along
with GFA Vice President South Schubert Furtado and other dignitaries at the
conference hall, Nehru Stadium, Fatorda.

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