The Bengaluru Lawyers' Football Championship 2017
The Bengaluru Lawyers' Football Championship 2017 kicked off with a great start on the 29th of Ocotober and 5th November at Play Arena, Sarjapur Road. Over 200 advocates from several well-known law firms from all over Bangalore came to participate over two weekends.
What isunique about this set of advocates is their passion for football and fitness,that drives them to come together as an industry of professionals and blow offsome steam, relax and showcase their enviable skills on the football pitch. Withweeks of diligent practice, 17 teams comprising of 21 law firms came togetherand put their best foot forward in what was a stunning display of footballaction. Every match held on the final day of the tournament on November 5th wasa thrilling showdown of competition guided by fair-play and teamwork.
Theselawyers are the perfect examples of how your profession does not limit ordefine you but should inspire you to excel in other areas of life as well,especially if it helps you be a fitter and happier version of yourself. Everyworking person knows how difficult it is to have a proper work-life balance andthis bunch of dedicated lawyers demonstrates by example how people one of themost over-worked professions can achieve it. Adding to the overall enthusiasticvibe of the event where the families, friends, and colleagues of each playerwho was there to show their support and cheer on the teams till the very lastwhistle were blown.
PreethamChandra, Co-founder and Managing Director of Footieculture India PrivateLimited, the organizer of the Bengaluru Lawyers' Football Championship, quotes,"It is truly encouraging to see so many busy and well-established lawyersstep forward to rekindle their passion for a game that so many of them enjoyedas children. The dedication of these commendable group of players even seepsinto the firms that they represent, as there were so many other people and evenchildren who were there to add to the thrilling environment. As a footballplayer, It is great to see that the competitive spirit still ablaze with thiscommunity and I sincerely hope that they continue to play the game they lovebecause Footieculture will always be there to make this happen".
Results -Bengaluru Lawyers' Football Championship 2017
Champions -M. G. Kumar Law Firm & Aneda Law Firm
Runners-Up -AZB and Partners