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06 September 2012

Manipur Boys Run Riot in Subroto Cup

Manipur’s North Eastern English School underlined their title credentials, thrashing Tyndale Bisco School of Srinagar 11-0 on the third day of the 53rd Subroto Cup football tournament in New Delhi on Wednesday. This was their second big win after blanking Bhonsala Military School 8-0 in their opening encounter.

The Srinagar school had come into the match high on confidence after registering a win in their opening match but looked totally out of sorts against the superior North Eastern outfit. Within the first five minutes of the game, the Manipur team were leading 3-0 with goals from Mohammed Nasir, S. Akash and T. Langakham. However, the North Eastern English School didn’t allow their opponents any leeway and continued to dominate with goals at regular intervals.

T. Sunday Noon scored a hat-trick while H. Shailesh and T. Langakham hit a brace each to complete the rout. The other matches on the day, too, produced one-sided results.

New Sunrise Senior Secondary School, Haryana, beat Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi, 5-0 with a four goal effort by Naresh. However, the Air Force boys gave a tough fight to their opponents.
Dimapur’s Greenwood Higher Secondary School did not face much resistance from Piloo Mody High School, Gujarat, winning 8-0. Kiyeka was the star of this match scoring four goals.

The match between Tumpui Middle School, Kolasib, Mizoram and GBSS School, Delhi was decided by a solitary goal. The Mizoram School emerged winners with a 15th-minute strike from Ruben Landinthara.

On Tuesday, Tyndale Bisco School gave a tough fight to Air Force Bal Bharti School, edging them out 2-1 at the Ambedkar Stadium. Tyndale boys dominated the match right from the start and although the Air Force School fought back strongly in the second half, they could not produce a favourable result. In Tuesday’s last match, Pillo Mody High School beat Air Force School, Delhi, 2-0 with goals from Vipul and Ajit.


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