Sunday, January 29, 2023

Heirok Hr Sec School Manipur win 61st Subroto Cup U-14 title

Heirok Higher Secondary Imphal won the 61st Subroto Cup International football tournament Boys U-14 title after beating Barway High School, Gumla, Jharkhand 2-0 in the final at the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Stadium here on Thursday.
The winners received their trophies from Chief Guest Air Marshal Narmdeshwar Tiwari AVSM VM, Deputy Chief of Air Staff, Nirmal Chettri, former Indian team footballer was also present as Guest of Honour. The match saw fierce competition from both the teams. Manipur had most of the possession but the Jharkhand defence was determined and thrwated the attacks of the Manipur side. The first goal of the match came through a penalty when L. Bikramjit was fouled inside the box. He converted the penalty to give Heirok HSS the lead in the first half.
Second Half also saw both teams creating chances but either teams could not convert. The second goal came from a corner which was brilliantly headed in by TH Shital to seal the match and the trophy for the school from Manipur. The 61st Subroto Cup now moves on to the Girls U-17 tournament which begins on September 19, with the final scheduled for September 28.

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