Kolkata, 18 December 2017: USHA International, one of India’s leading household consumer durable brands, has been actively involved in uplifting sports and supporting sports talent in India. Taking forward this commitment, Usha announced the ‘Usha NABARUN Football Tournament 2017’. The Tournament’s finale took place on December 17, 2017 at the USHA FOOTBALL GROUND opposite USHA Factory, Bansdroni. Smt. Anita Kar Majumder, Hon’ble Councillor, KMC Ward No. 112, and renowned footballer Sh. Kelvin Lobo presided over the programme as the Guests of Honour.
The tournament that kick-started on December 1, 2017 saw participation of many renowned Kolkata clubs; where National Youth Club and PPA Club competed against each other in the final match. The players of both the teams gave a neck-to-neck competition; followed by a tiebreaker with a score of 2-2. The winner National Youth Club was selected basis toss and lifted the Usha NABARUN Football 2017 Trophy.
The tournament consisted of 16 teams; each team put up a great performance and skill that Kolkata is known for. The competing teams included Sandarpara Sangathan Samity, Bally Dakshinpara Sammilani, Baguihati Football Lover’s, Batanagar Netaji Sangha, Jefa, P.P.A, Jugi battala Sporting Club, T.S.S. Construction, Roynagar Unnayan Samity, Mama Mami Catterer, Behala Chanditala and Sonarpur Coaching Centre.
Usha supports and promotes a wide array of sports initiatives across the country that includes Ultimate Frisbee, Golf, IPL, Cricket and Football.
The launch of new age appliances from the company, like InfinitiCook halogen oven, NutriPress cold press juicers, on-the-go blenders, air coolers with ionizers and many other appliances also represent Usha’s commitment to promote a fun, active and healthy lifestyle.