Bengaluru,1st October: Manikpara High School, Jhargram, West Bengal started the 62nd edition of Sub Junior (U 14) Boys Subroto Cup International Football Tournament on a high beating Primary Marathi School, Silvasaa, DD & D&DNH 19 – 0 in a Group B match played at Air Force School, Jalahalli. In the other match of the day in Group A, H.K Singh Memorial Secondary School, Meghalaya got the better of Sainik School, Tilaiya, Jharkhand 3 – 0 to start with a win in the tournament.
For the school from West Bengal, Avhi scored five goals while Dipu, Manik and Sudip scored a hat trick each. Surjya scored a brace while Sushanta, Sanju and Ananta completed the high scoring victory for the winners.
In the first match of the tournament, Serene’s brace and Markatjuh’s goals helped H.K Singh Memorial school to emerge victorious over the school from Jharkhand who are representing the Sainik Schools of the country.
The group stage matches will continue tomorrow with 16 matches scheduled to be played in Air Force School, Jalahalli, Air Force School, Yelahanka and Air Force Training Command.
The group matches will continue till 6th of October and the qualified teams will play the quarterfinals on the 7th of October. The semi-finals are scheduled for the 8th of October while the finals will be played on 10th October.
The 62nd Subroto Cup will be telecast LIVE on the SportsCast India YouTube channel. You can also catch the Highlights on the Prasar Bharti & AIFF YouTube channels.