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Manipur beat Jharkhand 2-0 to lift U-14 Subroto Cup

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By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Sep 15, 2022 10:49 pm
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Manipur boys in jubilant mood after winning the 61st Subroto Cup under-14 football tournament in New Delhi on Thursday.

Our Correspondent
Imphal, Sep. 15 (EMN):
Manipur’s Heirok Higher Secondary School emerged as the champion of the 61st Subroto Cup, an annual international inter-school football tournament named after the former Indian Air Force chief, Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee.

In the final match of the tournament which was played at the BR Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi on Thursday, the Manipur school team defeated Berwa High School of Chainpur, Jharkhand, by 2-0 goals.

In their first semifinal matches, Heirok Higher Secondary School beat Nagaland’s Greenwood School, Dimapur 2 – 0 to enter the finals. Similarly Jharkhand’s Berwa High School beat Government Model High School, Chandigarh 3 – 1 to book their place in the finals.

Subroto Cup Football Tournament is a prestigious international inter-school football tournament that is held annually in New Delhi. It is an annual event that began in 1960. Students from different countries across Asia participate in this tournament, making it one of the more noteworthy school-level football competitions.

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By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Sep 15, 2022 10:49:26 pm