The Club

Krishan Anand

Chairman

Krishn Anand Tripathi the chairman of DUFC has a vast experience in fields of infrastructure, management, sports, sports nutrition and aviation and has companies based out of India, Dubai and United States. Krishn hails from a very well renowned family in India and has been actively involved in various philanthropic and humanitarian activities through their charitable organization JKP which aims to provide free healthcare and education to the poorest of poor in India. Creating value for the community are virtues Krishn has grown up with, so being a part of DUFC came naturally to him he saw it as an immense opportunity for nurturing talent and popularizing the sport of football in Delhi. An avid athlete and fitness enthusiast, Krishn actively promotes the role of diet and nutrition not only for professional athletes but also for individual seeking an active lifestyle and has been propagating nutrition awareness through his supplement companies. Development of athletes particularly excites Krish and he intends to use his expertise to inculcate proper nutrition regimen right from the nascent stages of training a player which will enhance the chances of each academy player to pursue a professional career. His role at Delhi United is not just limited to investment, he leads the management and gives direction to the team in areas like sales relationships, marketing, training, sports nutrition, strategic partnerships, and works relentlessly towards fulfilling the greater goal of successfully steering DUFC to the top flight of national football league and the being champions of I-league by 2020. The ultimate goal is to get the promotion to the I-league,” he says. “We will also continue to prioritize plans to popularize football in Delhi and to develop grass root and ladies football in Delhi. We are currently working on a plan to partner with a top European club which will enable to impart the best training facilities in Delhi. “But we need to do all of this in a structured way, inside a sustainable long-term financial framework.

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DR. SANDEEP KUMAR

PRESIDENT

Dr Sandeep Kumar is working as a sports medicine specialist since 2008, and for more than two years he was the team doctor for Indian National Senior Football Team and currently he is the Team Doctor for India U17 National Team which is going to take part in FIFA U17 World Cup 2017 in India. Dr Sandeep apart from being part of national football teams he was a team doctor for Goa FC (Indian Super League), Pro Kabaddi League, Kick Boxing, Wrestling League, etc. From his younger days, has been a part of the sports set up, and he is a real asset to any sports organisation because of his vast experience and expertise in the field of Sports Medicine.

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DR. SHAJI PRABHAKARAN

DIRECTOR

Working in football for more than 2 decades with a credible global experience including FIFA. From a coach to managing a company; from a research scholar to authoring a book on football; background from grassroots to managing the national team and world cup competition

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1995

Club Established as Gorkha Heroes.

Founded by Mr. Lal Bahadur Basnet in 1995, it was a club committed to Gorkha community. It was playing in the lower division of DSA league till 2008. In 2009 team finally broke into the top tier of Delhi League.

2002

Many Proud Moments

80% winning age in all Competitions. Best in Delhi. Won Delhi State Senior Division League. Change of Owners, Renamed as DUFC.

2011

Champions of DSA League

DUFC was the champion club of Delhi for the first time, a truly significant year in the club’s history and by winning the Delhi Super League title, DUFC captured the attention of local Delhi fans in a big way and then onwards Delhi United started getting an invitation to play in various All India competitions.

2012

Fulfilled Asian Football Confederation Licensing Criteria

For the first time DUFC participated in 2012 in the 2nd Division and were the best team from North India in the 2nd Division.

2015

Inception of Delhi United Cup

DUFC organised first inter-academy youth competition, called Delhi United Cup in Delhi at Ambedkar Stadium. It was a well-attended youth competition and the overall response was fabulous.

2016

Fulfilled Asian Football Confederation Licensing Criteria

DUFC fulfilled the AFC Licensing criteria and the DUFC Academy was accredited by AIFF. DUFC U18 team performance was also noteworthy and the U13 team also won the important local competition in Delhi.

2016

Rise of DUFC under BS Mehra

Mr. BS Mehra’s contribution is immense in the rise of DUFC from 2002 to the first quarter of 2017. The ex-chairman played a key role in the growth of the club. It is his effort which resulted in DUFC moving up the Delhi League ladder – from a C Division to the Senior Division of the DSA League. Delhi United became one of the most valued clubs in Delhi under his leadership because of Mr Mehra’s hard work, passion, investment and the time he has given for the club all these years. He was a man with a mission to take Delhi United to a real force and had the ambition to play in the premier league of India.

2017

Changed Ownership

Club ownership changed hands the new management comprises of highly football passionate friends & Won 3rd Place in the National II Division I-League final round competition 2017

Vision

Delhi United Football Club is proud

Mission

DUFC plan to launch its residential football academy for Under 16 age group from October 2017 in Gurgaon.

Strategic Goal

  • Delhi United Football Club is proud
  • Delhi United Football Club is proud
  • Delhi United Football Club is proud

Mission

DUFC plan to launch its residential football academy for Under 16 age group from October 2017 in Gurgaon.

DUFC started the inter-school League Dwarka Edition for under 12, 14 and 16 age group. This 7 a side football tournament with maximum 10 players in each team started in Septembers 2017. There are lots of excited prices to be won by the participating team. To register your team call 8800963891 or mail us at
info@delhiunitedfc.in

DUFC started the inter-school League Dwarka Edition for under 12, 14 and 16 age group.

DUFC started the inter-school League Dwarka Edition for under 12, 14 and 16 age group.

DUFC started the inter-school League Dwarka Edition for under 12, 14 and 16 age group.

DUFC started the inter-school League Dwarka Edition for under 12, 14 and 16 age group.

DUFC plan to launch its residential football academy for Under 16 age group from October 2017 in Gurgaon.

Vision

Delhi United Football Club is proud

Mission

DUFC plan to launch its residential football academy for Under 16 age group from October 2017 in Gurgaon.

Strategic Goal

  • Delhi United Football Club is proud
  • Delhi United Football Club is proud
  • Delhi United Football Club is proud

Mission

DUFC plan to launch its residential football academy for Under 16 age group from October 2017 in Gurgaon.

Mission

DUFC plan to launch its residential football academy for Under 16 age group from October 2017 in Gurgaon.

DUFC started the inter-school League Dwarka Edition for under 12, 14 and 16 age group. This 7 a side football tournament with maximum 10 players in each team started in Septembers 2017. There are lots of excited prices to be won by the participating team. To register your team call 8800963891 or mail us at
info@delhiunitedfc.in

  • Delhi United Football Club is proud
  • Delhi United Football Club is proud
  • Delhi United Football Club is proud