Sunday, January 29, 2023

Subroto Cup: Nagaland U-14 beat Goa 2-1


Nagaland’s under-14 team defeated Goa 2-1 in the first match of the ongoing U-14 Subroto Cup at New Delhi on Wednesday.
Nagaland team consists of players from Greenwood School Dimapur.
The team will now take on Indian Public Schools Conference (IPSC) in their next Group F matches.
The remaining team in the Group with Nagaland is Haryana and the best team out of the four will head to the quarter finals, which is slated from September 11.
A total of 32 teams from across the country is taking part in the Cup, which carries a total prize pool of more than of Rs. 23 lakhs across the three categories for the winners and the runners-up.
This includes a winning prize of Rs. 3.5 lakh for the Junior Boys and Junior Girls as well as Rs 2.5 lakh for the Sub Junior Boys winning team. Other cash prizes includes the semi-finalists, quarter finalists, Fair Play, Best Player, Best Goalkeeper, Best Coach and Best School. In addition to the prizes a selection committee consisting of eminent footballers will select 25 outstanding players in each category, who will be awarded with scholarship.
All the players selected will be awarded a one-time grant scholarship of Rs 25,000 in the Junior Boys and Junior Girls categories and Rs 15,000 for the Sub-Junior Boys category.
The 61st edition of the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament resumed on Tuesday, September 6 after a gap of two years which was suspended owing to the pandemic.
The final match will be played on September 15.
The Cup is been played simultaneously at Dr. BR Ambedkar Stadium (Delhi Gate), Tejas Football Ground (Race Course), Subroto Park and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Only 16 players and two officials as set by the organizers are part of the Nagaland team with Kechi as team coach and Kevilebei as manager.
The players included Atuo, Manpa, Saku, Majoi, Viselie, Moulso, Wibon, Lima, Kevisevor, Sulanthung, Shoheto, Vibito, Dede, Vila, Kevisede and Lun.

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