FATEH HYDERABAD AFC TO PLAY HOME GAMES AT LB STADIUM - THE INDIAN LEAGUE

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Saturday, 31 October 2015

FATEH HYDERABAD AFC TO PLAY HOME GAMES AT LB STADIUM


The newly founded Fateh Hyderabad AFC who will make their debut in 2nd Division League, will play their home games in Lal Bahadur Stadium. The Hyderabadi club start their campaign in the 2nd Division League on 14th November in an away game against NEROCA FC Imphal and will play their first home game against Gangtok Himalayan SC on 28th November.

The team which has been placed in Eastern Conference and will play 8 matches: 4 Home and 4 Away. The schedule of all the matches are as follows:

14th November: vs Neroca FC (Away)
21st November: vs Guwahati FC (Away)
28th November: vs Gangtok Himalayan SC (Home)
08th December: vs Mohammedan SC (Home)
18th December: vs Mohammedan SC (Away)
26th December: vs Gangtok Himalayan SC (Away)
4th January: vs Guwahati FC (Home)
12th January: vs Neroca FC (Home)

The club is owned by two Yogesh Maurya and Aditya Narayanan, who studied together at Wharton Business School, and was launched on 04th September this year. Yogesh Maurya even attended AIFF's AFC 'B' Coaching Licence Course in Goa in September to improve his understanding of the game. 

Fateh Hyderabad AFC has players selected from different part of the Country and the average age of squad is 19 years, making them the youngest team in the competition. Though the club will try to be competitive in the league, according to the owners, Qualifying for next year's I-League is not their priority. Their first priority would be following a bottom up approach and will be spending more on infrastructure and grassroot.

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