Full Name: Churchill Brothers Sports Club
Hometown: Salcete, Goa
Ground: Jawaharlal Nehru Fatorda Stadium (NFL home ground)
League: NFL Second Division, Goa Professional League
Apart from the All Indian Football Federation, various professional football clubs have also been influential in upbringing the standard of football in India. The clubs, located in different parts of the Indian sub continent, have produced a number of outstanding players, who have brought laurels to the country, at the national level. One such establishment is the Churchill Brothers Sports Club, which came into existence in 1988. Located at Salcete in Goa, players of the club have participated in important leagues including the NFL Second Division and Goa Professional League. Read on to know more about Churchill Brothers Sports Club.
The NFL home matches are played by Churchill Brothers Sports Club at the Jawaharlal Nehru Fatorda Stadium in Margao, Goa, on a regular basis. The Club is one of the top teams in the state of Goa. The team has managed to be the winners of the Goa League for six times. They registered their last win at the Goa League in 2001. However, the Club faced relegation from the Premier Division at the end of the 2004-2005 season. Consequently, the Club played in the Second Division in the following season (2005-2006), when it was placed in group A. George Ekeh and Odafe Okolie have emerged as the star players of Churchill Brothers Sports Club.
Churchill Brothers sports club has contributed a lot in the promotion of football at the regional and national level, in India. It has worked for the upliftment of the game in the country, as well as instilling the ideas of sportsmanship and fair play in the budding sportspersons. It aims to provide greater opportunities for the football professionals. The mission of the club is to provide a fulfilling environment wherein the football players and the coaches are able to build a strong base of quality talent, to excel in the tournaments organized both at the national and international levels. It also aims to gain recognition for the sport, as a worthwhile career in India. Apart from this, the club aims to be the most successful professional football club in India.