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Satyam announces State finalists of Inter-collegiate Football Challenge Continues commitment to promote football in the country

Hyderabad, 2nd February, 2009: Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE: SAY), today announced the winners of the University level finals of its inter-college Football Challenge. Nizam Institute of Engineering and Technology won over JNTU College of Engineering in an action-packed event held at the University Campus Grounds at Kukatpally, Hyderabad on January 31. ;Over 43 colleges of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University had participated in preliminary matches held in the State.

Dr Sridhar Maturi, Head of Sports Marketing said, “We are on track to complete the university level matches and enter the next stage of the state level. We will continue our passion and commitment to promote football amongst the youth of the country through the inter college football challenge. At this juncture, we wish to thank FIFA and the universities associated with us for their constant support and encouragement to the company”

The winning college will participate in the state level finals that will take place later this year. In addition to providing cash prizes at various tournament levels, Satyam will fly the Football Challenge National championship team to South Africa to witness matches at the Confederation Cup in June 2009.

This event is a part of the Satyam Football Challenge, a first-of-its-kind national football tournament, which is supporting the existing Inter college format in Universities across India and will be inviting as many as 4,000 college teams to compete for the Satyam Cup. The National level competition will decide the Champion College in India will be held in Bangalore. The tourney sponsorship reflects Satyam’s efforts to increase its role in football around the world.

Satyam is the official IT Services Provider to the FIFA World Cups in 2010 (Johannesburg) and in 2014 (Brazil).


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