The city’s biggest mini-football league has launched the first-ever College Championship for the city of Hyderabad. Hyderabad Football League (HFL) is the city’s biggest 5-a-side pro-amateur league which works based on the famous franchise system. It has now come up with a College Championship, wherein colleges can enroll their teams and compete against other colleges in the city for the ultimate championship. The winners and runners-up get cash prizes of 20,000 and 10,000 respectively.
The competition which kicks starts on 2nd February 2019 is open for all Intermediate & Undergraduate colleges in the city and will be played on weekends under lights. The participants get to play in a professionally run league which involves professional referees, turf ground, HFL kits with college logos, online scoring, social media promotions, awards for each game and much more. The tournament is aimed to bring a change in the way college sports are played, wherein every college starts playing football regularly which will not just help the youth to stay fit but will also help the footballing fraternity to identify good talent within the city.
The first season of HFL College Championship precedes the fourth season of Hyderabad Football League which will give an opportunity for the best performers of the College Championship to be scouted for the fourth season of HFL.