RFYS Football Nationals: Goa, Imphal set eyes on coveted Sub-Jr title
Mumbai, January 3: Progress High School of Goa and The Unique Model Academy, Imphal will vie for the first ever Sub-Junior Boys coveted trophy, as the two teams are set to play the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports National Football Finals scheduled on Sunday, January 5, 2020 here at Reliance Corporate Park ground in Navi Mumbai. Sub-Junior Boys is the newest category introduced in the RFYS Football competition this season (2019-20), witnessing 2500 school teams’ participation across over the last five months.
Goa boys took their game to the tie-breaker after 1-1 stalemate against Chandigarh based Govt Model High School Sector 36, sealing the final berth with 2-1 win in a penalty shoot-out. On the other side, The Unique Model Academy, Imphal scraped through the final as their opponent for today in semis, Betkuchi High School, Guwahati were disqualified by the organising committee on fielding 3 ineligible players.
In the School Girls category, St Joseph International School (Hisar, Haryana) defeated Tamil Nadu’s Govt Girls HSS (Namakkal) with a solitary goal. The Joseph girls will now take the fight to Imphal’s Nilmani English School for their claim to title.
The dominance of East Zone continued in College Boys semi-final clash as well, witnessing Shillong College moving into the final. They face the boys from Dr. Bhupendranath Smiriti Mahavidyalaya Kolkata for the final.
Today’s Results (S/F):
Sub Junior Boys
Progress High School (Goa) [Saumya Sazro Gosavi 43’] beat Govt. Model High School Sector 36 (Chandigarh) [Thokchom Surjakanta Singh 3’]: 2-1 (1-1 full time)
Nilmani English School (Imphal) [Jeena Chanu Mayanglangbam 56’] beat Titaguri High School (Kokrajhar, Assam): 1-0
St. Joseph’s International School (Hisar, Haryana) [Varsha 42’] beat Govt Girls HSS (Namakkal, Tamil Nadu): 1-0
Shillong College (Shillong) [Robert Khongjoh 28’, Phangki Buam 59’] beat Farook College (Kozhikode) [Fahis P.U. 57’ Pen]: 2-1
Dr. Bhupendranath Smriti Mahavidyalaya (Kolkata) [Tushar Hemram 3’, Sk. Firoj Ali 35’, Tanmay Das 66’] beat Indore Christian College (Indore) [Swapnil Chintaman 18’]: 3-2
For detailed scorecards, visit: https://www.rfyouthsports.com/football/schedule-fixtures
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