Manjappada Kerala Blasters Fan Club

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Manjappada Kerala Blasters Fan Club
AbbreviationManjappada
Established2014
TypeSupporters' group
ClubKerala Blasters
LocationKochi, Kerala
StadiumJawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Kochi)
ColorsYellow and White
Websitehttps://manjappada.club/

Manjappada Kerala Blasters Fan Club is an supporters club for Kerala Blasters FC of the Indian Super League. Based in Kerala. Manjappada is a Malayalam word, which means the Yellow Army..[1][2][3][4]

History[edit]

Kerala Blasters supporters Manjappada in East Gallery

Manjappada Kerala Blasters Fan Club was founded in 27 May 2014 has a humble beginning. By 2015 it started to co-ordinate more fans under one umbrella and that is the start of an EPIC journey. The group is seated in East Gallery of Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Kochi). Now the east gallery is also known as Manjappada Stand. With a huge number of flags and with banners. Its a reminiscent of Yellow Wall of [[Signal Iduna Park].[5]. The group uses different types of flags, banners, tifos, chants to encourage the team. The group has taken initiative in choreographing many new and innovative activities for crowd engagements like Mexican Waves, FlashLight Waves to name few[6][7][8][9][10][11]

Honours[edit]

  • 2017 Best Fans Club of India by Indian Sports Honours[12]
  • 2017 For contribution to football by FWD Life magazine[13]

References[edit]

  1. "Kerala's very own 'Manjappada' - ESPN Video".
  2. "ISL 2016: Kerala Blasters' passionate Manjappada Fan Club the winners before the final". Firstpost.
  3. Apr 9, Sanjith Sidhardhan | Updated; 2019; Ist, 0:00. "Sahal Abdul Samad: We want to win back our fans as Manjappada has been our strength | Kochi News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  4. "5 things other fan clubs can learn from Manjappada". www.sportskeeda.com. 2018-11-02. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  5. "Yellow Army: Kerala Blasters' 12th man". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  6. "Battle it out". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  7. "Glowing tribute to fishermen ahead of Blasters' match". OnManorama. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  8. "ISL 2017: Kerala Blasters' fans clean stadium after draw against Mumbai City FC". www.sportskeeda.com. 2017-12-03. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  9. "FSDL Chairperson Mrs. Nita Ambani meets Manjappada to aid in Kerala flood relief". Indian Super League. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  10. Now, Khel. "Tracing the rejuvenation of Kerala as a footballinghotbed". khelnow.com. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  11. "Manjappada, the new crusaders against cyber abuse of footballers". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  12. "Kerala Blasters fan group Manjappada win 'Fan Club of the Year' award at Indian Sports Honours | Goal.com". www.goal.com.
  13. "Manjappada honoured by FWD Life along with actor Jayasurya and director Ranjith Sankar". WtzupCity.

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