Minerva Punjab becomes Punjab Football Club

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Former I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC will now be playing with a new name – Punjab Football Club, a statement from the club said on Wednesday. The Minerva Punjab teams will henceforth be known as Punjab Football Club as per an agreement between the club ownership and Round Glass Sports Private Ltd.

The club management has shared the information on its official twitter handle with the caption, “All teams of Minerva Punjab Football Club (MPFC), the sole representatives of Punjab and former champions of the I-League, and defending champions of Junior League and Elite League, shall now be known as Punjab Football Club (PFC)”.

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Round Glass Sports has expanded their youth and grassroots football talent program by including the players of Minerva Punjab FC‘s U-11 to U-18 teams.

The players are already training under UEFA/AFC/AIFF certified coaches at Round Glass Sports. International medical, nutritional, educational and lifestyle facilities are being provided to all the players to help them develop their skills.

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The club’s director Ranjit Bajaj said, “There is a sense of positivity and excitement for the upcoming season and we are confident of putting up a good show. This is the best thing to have happened to football in north India, and Punjab in specific, and it will ensure an even stronger presence of football in the region.”

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