Subroto Cup: Schools from Nagaland, Manipur, Chandigarh and Jharkhand enter semi-finals
New Delhi, September 11, 2022
Schools from Nagaland, Manipur, Chandigarh and Jharkhand entered the semi-finals of the 61st Subroto Cup Boys U-14 football tournament, after registering contrasting victories here on Sunday.
It began at Subroto Park Football Ground (SPFG) early in the morning with Greenwood School, Dimapur, Nagaland, overwhelming Mingmang Nalbari High School, Assam, 7-0 in the first quarter-final. Yilasielie scored a hat-trick for the winners getting on board in the seventh, 22nd and 35th minute of the game. The other goals were scored by Limathung (12), Yiselie (19), Kevespa (37) and Vibito (50).
Heirok Higher Secondary School, Imphal, Manipur, then swept NNMHSS, Chelembra, Kerala, 6-0 to win the second quarter-final on the same ground. L Bikramjit (06, 26) and J. Likson (28, 33) got a brace of goals while A. Seitam (10) and A. Johnson (50) got the other two.
Action then moved to the Ambedkar Stadium where Government Model High School, Chandigarh, beat Government Chawngfianga Middle School 1-0. Tines scored the winner for the Chandigarh team.
In the last quarter-final, Barway High School, Chainpur in Gumla, Jharkhand, also won 1-0 against Mihmyntdu RC Eve Secondary School, Meghalaya. Samir Soren scored the winning goal in the ninth minute of the match.
The semi-finals are lined up for September 13, 2022. In the first at SPFG, Greenwood, Nagaland will take on Heirok, Manipur. In the second at the Ambedkar, Government Model, Chandigarh will clash against Barway, Jharkhand.