Mid Day back with 2nd season of Corporate Soccer Championship

Mid Day has launched the second season of the Mid Day Corporate Soccer Championship. The second season of the ground event will have 32 teams battling it out for the top position and a prize money of Rs 100,000.

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 22, 2011 9:50 AM
Mid Day back with 2nd season of Corporate Soccer Championship

Mid Day has launched the second season of the Mid Day Corporate Soccer Championship. The second season of the ground event will have 32 teams battling it out for the top position and a prize money of Rs 100,000.

After a successful run of the first season in September 2010, this season sees more teams taking part in the tournament, besides the prize money has also been doubled. Also one team member will get a chance to win the prestigious Golden Boots.

Registration fee has been set at Rs 10,000 per team for the tournament and matches are scheduled to be held on September 17 and 18, 2011. These matches will be held at Parsi Gymkhana, Dadar. Apart from the prestigious trophy of supremacy, the winner will also get a prize money of Rs 100,000, whereas the runner-up will get Rs 50,000 and the winner of the Golden Boots will receive Rs 25,000.

Speaking on the launch of the second season of Mid Day Corporate Soccer Championship, Manajit Ghoshal, MD & CEO, Mid day, said, “Mid Day Corporate Soccer Championship is back with another season to give a section of its readers – the corporate executives – a quintessential break from their hectic time-bound lives. Be it through our editorial content, or such on ground activities, Mid Day is committed to engaging the uber-social generation of the country in the context of his work life.”

Mohit Sainani, Head - Marketing, Mid Day Infomedia Ltd, added here, “Soccer is a huge area of passion for the youth of the city. We know getting together and playing as a team is great for morale at offices, and the spirit of competition just adds to the fun. Through such events we strengthen emotional ties and build loyalty among our core target audience.”

Last year, Mid Day Corporate Soccer Championship received 64 registrations and 24 of them played the tournament. Organisations like Zycus, Xerox, Radio City, Bank of America, Jet Airways, Kotak Group, Reliance Group and British Airways played the tournament and HDFC Bank went back with the winning trophy. Actor Arjun Rampal was the chief guest and handed over the trophy and cheque to the winners.

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