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  • A-League – Mumbai Based Recreational League Joins Hands With Mumbai Wheel Chair Cricket Team To Launch Leisure Sports For The Specially Abled

    Published on November 18, 2021

    A-LEAGUE DIAMOND, To Commence Sports in Other Disciplines Too And Will Completely Subsidised For The Specially Abled Individuals.

    A-LEAGUE , a Mumbai Based Recreational League has tied up with  the Mumbai Wheel Chair Cricket Team to commence a recreational league for Specially Abled Sportsmen.

    “The opportunity to play in the recreational league is very valuable since we have limited opportunities and this was our first outing after covid” Says Rahul Ramugade, Captain, Mumbai Wheelchair Team

    “A-LEAGUE has been into recreational sports for 4 years mainly with Cricket with an aim of physical and mental well-being . With the Newly launched A-LEAGUE DIAMOND, we plan to create a platform for the Specially Abled individuals to come to together and partake in sports and recreation. Also to create a space of interaction between them and others and move towards an Inclusive society. This is completely subsidised for the specially abled individuals. ” Says Jimmy Mathew, Chief Coordinator and Founder, A-LEAGUE

    The first match saw Mumbai Orange facing off with Mumbai Blue with players from Team India and Team Mumbai in the ranks. Sahil Sayyad scoring 86 runs in 34 balls was the highlight of the game as Mumbai Orange won the game by 17 runs .

    ” We are very thankful to our sponsors , well-wishers  and venue ,for making it accessible and completely subsidised for the players. We thank Fr Brian Moras and Fr Shekhar Das and the Management of St Dominic Savio Andheri, EZY MOV Wheel Chair Taxi , Magicomeal, Mr Sudesh Jaisinghani (HDFC Bank), Francis Fernandes (Daniel & Sons) and all the volunteers and members of A-LEAGUE who made this possible”, Added Jimmy Mathew,Coordinator, A-LEAGUE

    A-LEAGUE will celebrate 4 years this month and recently completed 1000 matches and is looking to organise games for the Specially Abled Monthly or Fortnightly basis. The initiative will be completely subsidised for them. Para Sports persons and Teams can contact 9820292545 to be part of the League.