Host Team Qualifies for the Quarter Finals
On the second day of the ongoing CBSE Cluster XVIII Football Tournament 2018-19 the host team Saint Soldier Intl. School clinched their place for quarter finals in both U 17 and U 19 category by playing a charged game against their opponents.
In U 19 category, the host team proved to be a handful for SD Vidya School, Ambala Cantt and registered a convincing victory by 3-0. Sanchit, Darshbir and Jagnath netted one goal each in the 5th, 25th and 39th minute. In U 17 category, Saint Soldier Intl. School, Sec 28 Chandigarh drubbed KB DAV Sec 7 Chandigarh by 3-0. Aakash, Aryan and Anmol netted thrice apiece for the team in the 20th, 34th and 40th minute.
In the U 19 category, Army Public School, Chandimandir trounced MM Intl. School by 4-0. Mayank scored a brace for his team in the 10th and 15th minute. Karan and Suraj netted two goals in the 35th and 42nd minute.
New Public School, Sec 18 Chandigarh and Roots Country School, Shimla got a walkover against their respective opponents DAV School, Ambala and Cygnus High School, Shergarh.
Vivek High School, Sec 38 Chd defeated St. Joseph School, Sec 44 Chd by 3-2. Anhad, Sangram and Paras scored three goals for their teams in the 12th, 20th and 42nd minute. Shivalik Public School, Ph 6 Mohali suffered a blow by 3-1 from SD Vidya School, Ambala Cantt. Jaskaran posted the first goal in the 8th minute whereas Mohd. Anish and Akashdeep scored two goals in 32nd and 38th minute of the match.
SAS Academy Ropar won the match by 1-0 against Florence Convent School, Solan. Gursewak Singh scored the lone goal for his team. Greenways, Rurki Heeran, Ropar won against Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Nauni by 2-0. Sehmanjit Singh and Kumar Vishavjeet Singh netted a goal each in 32nd and 38th minute.
In the U 17 category, Saint Soldier, Mohali drubbed Mount Litera, Derabassi by 9-0. Lubhanpreet and Saumil scored a brace. Joshua, Shoaib, Tejas, Divanshu and Pushp scored one goal each in the 6th, 26th, 28th, 29th and 35th minute. Vivek High School, Sec 38 Chd, KB DAV Sec 7 Chd, Shivalik Public School, Mohali got a walkover against their respective opponents. Dikshant Intl. School, Zirakpur was trounced 5-1 by Shri Guru Harkrishan, Sec 38 Chd. St. Vivekanand School Pinjore won the match by 1-0 defeating Mahavir Public School, Pungh, HP. Priyanshu secured the win by netting a goal in the 33rd minute.
In the intense battle to survive relegation, Guru Harkrishan School, Derabassi wrapped up with 1-0 against St. Luke’s, Solan. Abhishek secured the lone goal in the 3rd minute of the match.
The day witnessed some of the best matches by the teams, enthralling the audience with their performances.