Nike MUPC 2014 India leg: Day 7

Nike's annual Manchester United Premier Cup began its south-west segment of the India leg on January 19 and here are the results of the third round of fixtures...
Nike kicked off its annual grassroots football initiative, the Manchester United Premier Cup (MUPC) on Monday, January 13 in New Delhi. The first round of fixtures of the south-west zone began on January 19 in Pune and will be concluded by January 22.

Following are the results of the third round of fixtures from the south-west zone:

21 Jan Gujarat SFA 0-1 Bengaluru FC B
21 Jan Mumbai FC 0-1 Salgaoncar SC B
21 Jan Dempo SC 0-2 Steadfast Academy C
21 Jan Kenkre Sports 0-1 Boca Jrs C
21 Jan Madhya Pradesh DFA 6-0 PIFA Mumbai A
21 Jan Pune FC 1-1 DFA Ernakulam A

Kenkre Sports beat Boca Jrs 3-0 in a Group C encounter with Alistor Anthony, Marc D'Souza and Deepanshu Yadav getting on the scoresheet. Meanwhile, PIFA Mumbai sealed their place in the semi-finals with a 3-0 win over Madhya Pradesh DFA courtesy of a brace from Kamran Ansari and a strike from Rohit Naidu.

Bengaluru FC, Dempo SC and DFA Ernakulam all made it through to the semi-finals following 2-0 wins over Gujarat SFA, Steadfast Academy and Pune FC respectively. Mumbai FC also recorded a 2-0 win over Salgaoncar FC in Group B.

The MUPC India finals 2014 will also be held in Pune on January 24. The winners will earn the chance to represent India in the regional finals in Thailand this June.


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