MANGALORE: The 11th edition of inter-district ‘Independence Cup’ football tournament organised by the Dakshina Kannada District Football Association will get underway at the Nehru Maidan here from August 4. The tournament, with a cash prize of Rs. 1.7 lakh, will be held for students in three categories — primary, high schools and pre-university college — from Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Kodagu and Shimoga districts.

D.M. Aslam, president of the association told media persons here on Monday that the organisers expect at least 100 teams in all categories to participate in this 12-day-long tournament. The finals in all categories will be played on August 15.

Teams interested in participating in the event should compulsorily submit their entries to DKDFA on or before July 28.

Details can be had on ph no.s 98458 87404 and 98451 64300. — Staff Correspondent

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