Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Cuttack, May 26: Football Association of Odisha (FAO) would organise the FAO First Division League tournament beginning at Barabati stadium here from June 18.
A decision to this effect was taken at the preparatory meeting of FAO League-2014 at the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Conference Hall here today.
A total of 26 teams would participate in the month-long tournament.
The teams have been divided into six groups.
Group A: Jobra Durga Club, Rising Star Club, Western Mahaveer Club, Managala Club
Group-B: Odisha Police, Rising Student Club, Sunrise Club, Sunshine Club, Town Club
Group-C: East Coast Railway (ECoR), Jayadurga Club, Kishore Club, OGP
Group-D: Sports Hostel, SAI-STC, Azad Hind Club, SBI, JBCC
Group-E: Independent Club, YVCG, Radharaman Club, Bidanasi Club
Group-F: Radha Gobinda Club, Morning Club, Chand Club, Young Utkal Club
“The champion team will receive a prize money of Rs 1 lakh while the runner-up team will receive a prize money of Rs 50,000”, said FAO secretary Sanjay Behera in a release.