Gujarat Fortune Giants

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GujaratFortune Giants
Full nameGujarat Fortune Giants
SportKabaddi
Founded2017 (2017)
First season2017
LeaguePro Kabaddi League
Based inAhmedabad
LocationAhmedabad, Gujarat, INDIA
Stadium4,000-capacity The Arena by TransStadia
ColorsLight orange & Yellow
OwnerAdani Wilmar Ltd.
CoachesIndia Manpreet Singh, India Neer Gulia[1]
CaptainSunil Kumar
Websitefortunegiants.com

Gujarat Fortune Giants is a kabaddi team based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat that plays in the Pro Kabaddi League. The team is currently led by Sunil Kumar Malik and coached by Manpreet Singh. The team is owned by Adani Wilmar Ltd.[2] The Fortune Giants play their home matches at The Arena by TransStadia. They reached the final in both of their attempts in 2017 and 2018, finishing runner's up on both occasions to the Patna Pirates and Bengaluru Bulls respectively.

Current squad[edit]

Jersy No Name Position Nationality Date of Birth Height
08 Rohit Gulia (C) All-rounder India (1998-07-03) 3 July 1998 (age 22) 5 ft 8in
- Abolfazl Maghsodloumahali Raider Iran (1992-08-07) 7 August 1992 (age 28) 6 ft 3in
- Gurvinder Singh Raider India (1998-09-14) 14 September 1998 (age 22) 5 ft 9in
- Harmanjit Singh Raider India (1995-03-14) 14 March 1995 (age 25)
12 Lalit Chaudhary Raider India (1997-11-22) 22 November 1997 (age 23) 5 ft 11in
77 More GB Raider India (1993-02-28) 28 February 1993 (age 27) 6 ft
99 Sachin Tanwar Raider India (1999-07-19) 19 July 1999 (age 21) 5 ft 11in
33 Sonu Jaglan Raider India (2000-04-17) 17 April 2000 (age 20) 6 ft
44 Amit Kharb Defender, Right cover India (1998-12-30) 30 December 1998 (age 22)
- Ankit Defender, Right corner India (1999-10-05) 5 October 1999 (age 21)
05 Parvesh Bhainswal Defender, Left cover India (1997-12-04) 4 December 1997 (age 23) 5 ft 10in
- Sumit Malik Defender, Left corner India (1999-04-15) 15 April 1999 (age 21)
12 uturaj Koravi Defender India (1994-04-01) 1 April 1994 (age 26) 5 ft 9in
11 Sunil Kumar Defender India (1997-12-05) 5 December 1997 (age 23) 5 ft 10 in
- Pankaj All-rounder India (1997-05-15) 15 May 1997 (age 23) 5 ft 9in
- Shazid Hossain All-rounder Bangladesh (1989-01-31) 31 January 1989 (age 31) 5 ft 9in
- Vinod Kumar All-rounder India (1985-05-26) 26 May 1985 (age 35) 5 ft 11in
Source: Pro Kabaddi[3]

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Head coach record[edit]

Name Nationality From To P W D L Win%
Manpreet Singh  India 2017-18 present 0 0 0 0 !

Season V[edit]

The teams are divided into two zones with each zone having six teams based on their geographical proximity. Each team will play 15 intra-zonal matches and 7 inter-zonal matches.
Zone A

Team
Pld W L D SD Pts
Gujarat Fortune Giants 22 15 4 3 126 87
Puneri Paltan 22 15 7 0 91 80
Haryana Steelers 22 13 5 4 40 79
U Mumba 22 10 12 0 -50 56
Jaipur Pink Panthers 22 8 13 1 -91 51
Dabang Delhi KC 22 5 16 1 -134 29

Zone B

Team Pld W L D SD Pts
Bengal Warriors 22 11 5 6 19 77
Patna Pirates (C) 22 10 7 5 60 71
UP Yoddha 22 8 10 4 2 60
Bengaluru Bulls 22 8 11 3 10 57
Telugu Titans 22 7 12 3 -2 52
Tamil Thalaivas 22 6 14 2 -71 46

Source: ProKabaddi

  •   advanced to Qualifier 1
  •   advanced to Eliminators
  • Five (5) points for a win
  • Three (3) points each for a drawn game
  • One (1) point for a loss by 7 points or fewer

Season VI[edit]

The teams are divided into two zones with each zone having six teams based on their geographical proximity. Each team will play 15 intra-zonal matches and 7 inter-zonal matches.
Zone A

Team Pld W L D SD Pts
Gujarat Fortune Giants 22 17 3 2 117 93
U Mumba 22 15 5 2 189 86
Dabang Delhi KC (R) 22 11 9 2 -1 68
Puneri Paltan 22 8 12 2 -45 52
Jaipur Pink Panthers 22 6 13 3 -69 43
Haryana Steelers 22 6 14 2 -91 42

Zone B

Team Pld W L D SD Pts
Bengaluru Bulls (C) 22 13 7 2 104 78
Bengal Warriors 22 12 8 2 2 69
UP Yoddha 22 8 10 4 -45 57
Patna Pirates 22 9 11 2 -36 55
Telugu Titans 22 8 13 1 -55 51
Tamil Thalaivas 22 5 13 4 -70 42

Source: ProKabaddi

  •   advanced to Qualifier 1
  •   advanced to Eliminators
  • Five (5) points for a win
  • Three (3) points each for a drawn game
  • One (1) point for a loss by 7 points or fewer
  • Top three teams from each zone qualify for the playoffs

Season VII[edit]

Team Pld W L D SD Pts
Dabang Delhi KC (R) 22 15 4 3 66 85
Bengal Warriors (C) 22 14 5 3 71 83
UP Yoddha 22 13 7 2 9 74
U Mumba 22 12 8 2 47 72
Haryana Steelers 22 13 8 1 15 71
Bengaluru Bulls 22 11 10 1 16 64
Jaipur Pink Panthers 22 9 11 2 -13 58
Patna Pirates 22 8 13 1 29 51
Gujarat Forunte Giants 22 7 13 2 18 51
Puneri Paltan 22 7 12 3 -72 48
Telugu Titans 22 6 13 3 -67 45
Tamil Thalaivas 22 4 15 3 -119 37

Source: ProKabaddi

  •   advanced to Finals
  •   advanced to Eliminators
  • Five (5) points for a win
  • Three (3) points each for a drawn game
  • One (1) point for a loss by 7 points or fewer
  • Top three teams from each zone qualify for the playoffs

Sponsors[edit]

Year Season Kit Manufacturers Main Sponsor Associate Sponsor
2017 V Shiv Naresh Sports Adani Simpolo Ceramics
2018 VI Fru2go Johnson Tiles
2019 VII Finolex Cables Fortune Foods

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VIVO PKL 2018 AUCTION: BUILDING A TEAM THE 'MONEYBALL' WAY".
  2. ^ "Pro Kabaddi League Team Owner". iSports League.
  3. ^ . Pro Kabaddi https://www.prokabaddi.com/teams/gujarat-fortunegiants-profile-31. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "GFG Squad". Gujarat Fortune Giants. Retrieved 19 March 2019.

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