Kenkre F.C.

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Kenkre
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Full name Kenkre Football Club
Founded 2000
Ground Cooperage Ground (state league matches), Mumbai
Ground Capacity 10,000
Chairman Sir Adib Kenkre
Coach Floyd Pinto
League I-League 2nd Division
2011 4th
Current season

Kenkre Football Club, is a professional football club based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. They participate in the I-League 2nd Division.

The club is one of the popular football clubs in Mumbai and is known for nurturing young players into skillful and mature players.

History[edit]

The Club was founded in 2000 as Kenkre FC under the patronage of former footballer and football coach Sir Adib Kenkre and the CEO of the club Joshua Lewis.

Kenkre FC were crowned champions of the Maha League 2010 for the first time in the club's history after defeating Bengal Mumbai FC 3-0 thanks to goals from Nigerian striker Mathew Odje, Francisco Salin and Charanjeet Singh. After achieving this result, Kenkre FC were granted admission into the second-tier of the I-League called the I-League 2nd Division.

Kenkre FC made its debut on this national stage by playing in Group B of the I-League 2nd Division in Jamshedpur, between April 4–17, 2011. The club marked its debut by finishing a creditable third on goal difference. The group of seven teams was topped by Mohammedan Sporting Club, Kolkata and Ar-Hima, Meghalaya.

Current Squad[edit]

Fransisco Dominic

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