Gujarat Super League football trophy unveiled by Parimal Nathwani

Nathwani on this occasion said that the franchise-based football league is happening for the first time in the state of Gujarat


Ahmedabad : The Gujarat Super League (GSL) is a major initiative in the franchise-based football league in Gujarat. The trophy for the GSL was unveiled today by Rajya Sabha Member and President of the Gujarat State Football Association (GSFA) Parimal Nathwani. The participating team owners, sponsors, and supporters of the GSL remained present on this occasion. Nathwani on this occasion said that the franchise-based football league is happening for the first time in the state. It is a major initiative of the GSFA in strengthening the football sports in Gujarat.

The entrepreneurs and businessmen of Gujarat wholeheartedly welcomed the idea of the GSL and readily agreed to own the team. Each team owner fondly named his team. Thus, the Six teams which will be participating in the GSL tournament are Ahmedabad Avengers (God TMT and Vivan Steel Pvt Ltd), Gandhinagar Giants (ANVI Sports), Karnavati Knights (THE ADDRESS), Saurashtra Spartans (Axita Cotton Limited & BEELINE), Surat Strikers (Loyal Equipments Limited), Vadodara Warriors (K AND D Communication Ltd).

With the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited (TCGL) and the Sports Authority of Gujarat as the main sponsor and associate sponsor of the GSL respectively, the trophy unveiling event underlined a collective commitment to elevate football in the State. Football players from 10 States of India are participating in this league. This will provide an enriched experience as well as exposure to the football players of Gujarat.

Since April 15, teams have converged with unwavering dedication and sharpening their skills on the grounds of IIT, PDEU & GFC. Each practice session has been a testament to the indomitable spirit driving Gujarat towards football excellence.

The GSL tournament is scheduled to take place from 1st May to 12th May 2024 at the EKA Arena, TransStadia in Ahmedabad. The match days are 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 10th of May. The final will be played on 12th May 2024. The GSL matches are destined to be promising and exhilarating and would provide some unforgettable moments for football enthusiasts.

Each team will play one match against each other, and the top two teams will play the final match on 12th May 2024 at 7 p.m.

With the unveiling of the GSL trophy, the spotlight now turns to the tournament. Mulrajsinh Chudasama, Hon. Gen. Secretary of GSFA conducted the unveiling ceremony of the trophy in presence of GSFA office-bearers and executive committee members.