VPS Group hands over Rs 1 crore cash prize to Santosh Trophy-winning Kerala football team
Filed on 2022-05-06
KOCHI: VPS Healthcareon Friday handed over Rs 1 crore to theKerala football teamwhich bagged the prestigiousSantosh Trophyat the final game held in Malappuram on May 2.
At an event organised here by VPS Healthcare, the cash prize of Rs 1 crore was handed over to the winners by the Group's India Head, Hafiz Ali Ullat and Corporate Communications and CSR Head Dr Rajeev Mangottil.
The event saw a reunion of the state's finest footballers, both old and new including former Santosh Trophy-winning captains –Kurikesh Mathew(1993),V Sivakumar(2001), Sylvester Ignatius (2004), Rahul Dev (2018) – and other legendary players like IM Vijayan, Jo Paul Ancheri, and Asif Saheer.
Vijayan, the former Indian team captain, asked the VPS Group to start an academy at ...