Kuwait City: 7th Edition of prestigious Kerala Expats Football Association Kuwait (KEFAK) Inter-District Football Tournament in cooperation with Union Contractors is set to begin on Friday 24th January at PAYS Floodlight Ground, Bayan.8 District Teams including Trivandrum, Ernakulam, Thrissur , Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod in association with thier respective District Associations will be playing in the 3 month long league-cum knock-out tournament which featuring more than 800 players in 2 categorized leagues. Prominent Veterans and former kerala state/district players will lock their horns in the “Masters League” while former professional players from Sesa Goa, Mumbai FC, FC Cochin, VIVA Kerala,Titanium, Central Excise, SBT and Several former University/ State players will be the major attractions for the “Soccer League”. Teams can line up 3 visiting Guest Players from Kerala in the tournament. The Matches will be played in a league format where all the teams will be played each other and 4 top teams from the league will automatically advance into the Semi-Finals.
The matches will be playing every friday from 2.30 pm and 4 matches in both Masters and Soccer League is scheduled to paly. The Grand Finals will be playing on 13th March. This Year Winners will receice Prize Money and attractive Teophies.The Kick-off will take place with the presence Renowned business personalities, Socio-Cultural activists , Various district association representatives ,Sponsors and large number of crowed.Kozhikode and Ernakulam will play in the opening Masters League match while Defending Champion Kannur will take Malappuram in the first Soccer League match.According to the organizers, All preparations are undertaken for the tournament and Kefak is expecting a huge number of spectators with their family acorss the country to witness and cheer the exciting football matches in an electrifying atmosphere.