9 Years of South United

It has been 9 exceptional years since the launch of South United and its ecosystem. From the Football Club to the Bangalore Soccer Academy, Soccer Schools, Sports Education, Sports Events and Infrastructure, and the Sports Foundation, South United has done it all. As we complete 9 years, we look at some of the key highlights over the years!

2012Launched the South United Ecosystem on 16th August 2012
Winners of the Kedari Redekar Tournament with Amoes T. as the ‘Man of the Tournament’, R. Manivannan as the ‘Best Midfielder’, and Jayantaraj Banshi as the ‘Best Defender’
2013Runners up in the BDFA Super Division
Participated in the I-League 2nd Division
7 SUFC players were chosen to represent Karnataka in the Santosh Trophy
SUFC Player Amoes T. was selected for I-League Team Bengaluru FC
Partnered with Real Madrid Foundation to conduct Football Clinics in Mumbai and Bangalore
Organized the marathon, Mastek Cause-A-Thon 2013
2014Runners Up in the BDFA Super Division
Semi-Finalists in the Puttaiah Memorial Cup
Worked on the Barclays Premier League Live event in Mumbai
Organized an art and musical event, Jashn-e-Aziza, in Mumbai to raise funds for villages in Maharashtra and the marathon, Mastek Cause-A-Thon 2014
SUSF partnered with TATA Trusts to train 50 underprivileged children from Dharavi
2015Mr. Sharan Parikh took over South United FC1 Pvt. Ltd.
Runners Up in the BDFA Super Division with Kabir Toufik as the ‘Best Goalkeeper’ and Senthil Kumar as the ‘Best Striker’
2 SUFC players were chosen to represent Karnataka in the Santosh Trophy
Won the South Indian Interstate Invitational Football Tournament, Bellary with Kabir Toufik as the ‘Goalkeeper of the Tournament’ and R. Manivannan as the ‘Man of the Tournament’
Finished 3rd in the Gadhinglaj United Cup with R. Manivannan as the ‘Best Midfielder’ of the Tournament
4 SUFC players were chosen to represent the BDFA XI team which won the Golden Jubilee – Azad Trophy 2015 in Kayalpatnam, with SUFC player Kabir Toufik as the ‘Best Goalkeeper of the Tournament’
7 SUFC players were chosen to represent the BDFA XI Team which won the Don Bosco-Fr McFerran All India Football Tournament, with SUFC player John Peter as the ‘Best Defender’, and SUFC Manager R. Gopal as the Assistant Coach for the team
SUFC Player Vignesh Gunashekhar was selected for ISL Team Delhi Dynamos
Launched SUFC’s first Astro Turf in Mumbai
2016Runners Up in the BDFA Super Division with Kabir Toufik as the ‘Best Goalkeeper’
7 SUFC players were chosen to represent Karnataka in the Santosh Trophy
Launched SUFC’s 1st Astro Turf in Bangalore and 2nd Astro Turf in Mumbai
Partnership deals closed with Football Mind and HotFut
20176th in the BDFA Super Division
7 SUFC players were chosen to represent Karnataka in the Santosh Trophy with SUFC Head Coach Kiran Santosh as the Head Coach of the State Team
Successfully conducted two Sports Business Management Courses with Dr. Alex Twitchen and procured 100% placements
SUSF partnered with Tata Trusts to train 252 underprivileged students from Mumbai
Goalkeeper Kabir Toufik was called up to trial for the Under 22 Indian National Team
Partnership deals closed with Nivia, Enerzal, Life Group, and Spectrum Physiotherapy
20185th in the BDFA Super Division
Semi-Finalists in the Puttaiah Memorial Cup
2 SUFC players were chosen to represent Karnataka in the Santosh Trophy
SUFC Player Kabir Toufik made a permanent move to I-League Team, Chennai City FC
Partnership deals closed with HotFut, Enerzal, Go Savvy, Spectrum Physiotherapy, SPARSH Hospital, and Life Group
2019Participated in the I League 2nd Division
7th in the BDFA Super Division
5 SUFC players were chosen to represent Karnataka in the Santosh Trophy
Partnership deals closed with Vector X and Peak Performance
SUSF partnered with Book-A-Smile to train 52 underprivileged students from Mumbai
Opened the South United Football Club Academy Facility in Bangalore
Hosted the BDFA ‘A’ Division League at our facility
20205th in the BDFA Super Division
Hosted the BDFA ‘B’ Division League at our facility
Hosted the Adidas Unfair Tournament at our facility with more than 1000 participants
Hosted South United Soccer Schools’ first Winter Skills Camp at our facility
2021Former SUFC Player Sudipta Malakar was chosen to play for Maldivian Team, LT Sports
Official training ground for I-League 2 practice matches
Partnership deals closed with Maverick and Farmer, MultiFit, Le Yantra Spine and Sports Injury Clinic, and TRP Sports

A brief look at South United’s history is enough to showcase that it is the best football coaching club in Bangalore. To know more about our Bangalore Soccer Academy, call 8296170556 today!

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