The Men's Football team of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, led by Sreeraj V., final year B.Tech. student in Mechanical Engineering at Amritapuri, won the Championship in Inter Amrita Football Championship held at Coimbatore Campus from September 14 to 16, 2017.

Ajay Krishnan K., final year B.Tech. student in Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amritapuri Campus, was awarded as the Best Player of the Tournament.

Sreeraj V., Ajay Krishnan K., Akshay M. K., final year B.Tech. student in Mechanical Engineering; Rahul C. Nair, second year B.Com. student of the Department of Commerce and Management, School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri Campus; and Ahammed Thaha Hussain, second year B.Tech. student in Mechanical Engineering; were selected for the South Zone Inter-University Football Tournament held at Calicut University, from December 21 to 29, 2017.

The other players of the team include Arjun Sahajan, final year B.Tech. student in Electronics and Communication Engineering; Ashwin Viswanathan, third year B.Tech. student in Electronics and Communication Engineering; Yellapantula Venkata Raghuram, final year B.Tech. student in Electronics and Communication Engineering; Vishnu Haridas, final year B.Tech. student in Mechanical Engineering; Vivekanand M. K. Mohan, third year, Department of Commerce and Management, School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri Campus; K. R. Avinash, third year B.Tech. student in Mechanical Engineering; Kiran Babu C., third year B.Tech. student in Mechanical Engineering; Vinayak Jothy Basu, final year B.Tech. student in Mechanical Engineering; Rahul R., third year B.Tech. student in Computer Science and Engineering; M. Vishnu Dutt, final year B.Tech. student in Mechanical Engineering; Rahul Prem P. S., third year, Department of Commerce and Management, School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri Campus; Sidharth S. Nambissan, final year B.Tech. student in Mechanical Engineering and Rohit Babu Unnithan, third year, Department of Commerce and Management, School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri Campus. 

The team was coached by Mr. Vimal Kumar P. T., Department of Physical Education, Amritapuri Campus, and Aravind Krishnan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amritapuri Campus.

"Football is just one of the things that I always looked forward to at Amrita. We have two wonderful coaches (Vimal Sir and Aravind Sir), who always kept the competitive streak in us running. I have never played for my school team or any other professional team prior to joining Amrita. But the feeling of playing alongside these wonderful lads has been nothing less than a great achievement. The Amritapuri football team is a resilient lot who went up against all odds this year to deliver their best at the Inter Amrita Football Tournament. To play for this team has always been an honor and you will always be obliged to give your best. The football ground at Amrita is home away from home," shared Ajay Krishnan K.

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