Nisilia stars for UmtiliSeptember 12, 2017
Umtili Secondary School from Meghalaya beat St. Columba’s Collegiate School from Jharkhand 3-1 to enter the under-17 girls’ semifinals of the 58th Subroto Cup football tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium here on Monday.
In the semifinals, the Meghalaya team will meet Krida Sikhsha Protisthan, Bangladesh, which sent Government Senior Higher Secondary School from Bhiwani packing 2-1.
Attacking well on both flanks, thanks to an efficient midfield, the Meghalaya girls scored through Nisilia but three minutes later Jharkhand equalised when Saraswati scored. In the second half, Wandashisha and Nisilia put it beyond Jharkhand with a goal each.
Girls (quarterfinals): Krida Shiksha Protisthan 2 (Shaeeda Akthar, Mukta Sarkar) bt Government Senior HSS, Haryana 1 (Jyoti).
Umtili School, Meghalaya 3 (Nisilia 2, Wandashisha) bt St. Columba’s, Jharkhand 1 (Saraswati).
Boys (league matches): Mungiabari HSS, Tripura 2 (Sanjoy Jamatia, Biswajit Debbarma) bt Kolhapur Junior College, Maharashtra 1 (Jay Abhay Kamat).
Maharana Pratap Sports College, Uttarakhand 5 (Shubham Pal 2, Garv Bora, Davansh Rauthan, Wajid Ali) bt Gyan Bharti Public School, Bihar 0.
Sports Authority of India, Kolkata 2 (Tanmay Das 2) bt LGS School, Madhya Pradesh 0.
NCC, Ranchi 0 drew with Shah Satnamji Boys School, Rajasthan 0.
South Eastern Railway Inter College, Jharkhand 4 (Sunil Manjhi 2, Gopi Soy, Laxman Sardar) bt BEM HS, Kerala 0.
Mamta Modern SSS, Delhi 14 (Kartikeya 6, Himanshu 4, Joel Backham, Rishab, Jeevesh, Nishey) bt Government SSS, Lakshadweep 0.