The third season of the MiD DAY Corporate Soccer Championship begins today with 20 teams battling it out for top honours and a prize money of Rs 1 lakh.
The tournament’s best player will win the prestigious Golden Boot Award along with a cash prize of Rs 20,000. The runner-up will win Rs 50,000. Matches will be held today and tomorrow at the Western Railway Ground, Lower Parel.
HDFC Bank, Bigtree, Serco Global Services, Standard Chartered Bank, British Airways World Cargo, NCO India Pvt Ltd, Xoriant Solutions Pvt Ltd, Hutchinson Global Services, Tata Consultancy Services, etc will vie for the top spot to try and dislodge defending champions, Hutchinson Global Services.
MiD DAY Infomedia Ltd’s MD & CEO Manajit Ghoshal said: “MiD DAY Corporate Soccer Championship is back with another season giving corporate executives a much-needed break from their hectic schedule.
MiD DAY is committed to engage its core target audience — young professionals — through such initiatives. The best of Mumbai’s corporate world will be on show and all are invited to witness the football frenzy.” Lifebuoy Hand Wash are “hygiene partners”, while superbike makers DSK Hyosung are “speed partners” for the event.