Subroto Cup: City boys off to a winning start

CHANDIGARH:Government Model High School, Sector 42, started their campaign in the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament with a 3-1 win over MP Sports College, Uttarakhand, in New Delhi today.

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 21

Government Model High School, Sector 42, started their campaign in the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament with a 3-1 win over MP Sports College, Uttarakhand, in New Delhi today. 

Hemraj put MP Sports College ahead in the 22nd minute, but Thongbam Lanchenba scored a brace to help the city boys gain an upper hand before Thokchom Surjakanta struck home to seal a 3-1 win for Government Model High School.

Lanchenba scored in the 38th and 40th minutes, while Surjakanta registered his name on the goal-scorers list in the 49th minute. 

In another Pool F match, NCC NER beat SAI Kolkata by a solitary goal. Raghvender scored the only goal of the match in the 44th minute.

Earlier, in Pool C, Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP) played a goalless draw against Greenwood School, Manipur, while defending champions Unique Model Academy, Manipur, registered a 4-0 win over Ashokenagar Boys Secondary School, West Bengal. S Annaroy (37th minute, 44th) struck twice for Unique Academy.  

In another match, Our Lady Mount Carmel High School, Goa, blanked Air Force School 2-0. Reniel D’ Mello scored the opening goal in the fourth minute, while Sanford doubled the lead 14 minutes later. 

In Pool E, Abhilin Kumar scored a double to help KV Maithon Dam, Ranchi, drub Dr YSR Sports School, Andhra Pradesh, 4-0. 

Abhilin scored in the 36th and 38th minutes. Rohit (9th) and Aniuet (23rd) added a goal each to the KV Maithon Dam tally.

In another Pool E match, Saidan Secondary School, Mizoram, thrashed Tripura Sports School 9-0. Hunmawia (11th, 18th, 34th, 49th), F Lalth (5th, 7th), B Romalawma (45th, 47th) and Jeremia (41st) scored the Mizoram side. 

DWSC HSS, Meghalaya, played a 2-2 draw against Brajbhoomi International School, Gujarat, while Major Dhyan Chand Sports College, Uttar Pradesh, registered a 6-0 win over Sanskaar Valley School, Madhya Pradesh.  

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