GFA Pro-League to kick start from Aug 28

Updated: Aug 26, 2010, 21:39 PM IST

Panaji: Churchill Bros will take on Vasco SC in the inaugural match of the 2nd edition of the GFA Professional League which kicks off at Tilak Ground, Vasco from August 28.

In all eight teams in the Kingfisher Pro League will play over 56 matches in a double leg system, the league lasting till mid-December.

Matches will be played at the Tilak Maidan, Vasco and Duler ground, Mapusa.

The draw of the first seven round has been announced.

Defending champion, Dempo will play their first match on August 31th against Sesa Football Academy at Duler ground.

Addressing a press conference, Goa Football Association secretary, Savio Messias said the winners will get a cash prize of Rs two lakh, with the runner-up benefiting by Rs one lakh.