Shobhit – A Remarkable Player
Shobhit Bhandari, Class XI Humanities from Saint Soldier International School brought laurels to the school after being selected as a member of the Chandigarh Football team in the 64th National School Games, held in Jammu in December 2018.
The team played three matches in the league stage against Telangana, Madhya Pradesh and Pondicherry where Shobhit scored the most important goal against Madhya Pradesh to qualify for the knock out stage. In Pre-Quarters the Chandigarh team played against Tripura and won in penalties. Shobhit role as a Defender in the team further strengthened his position as he scored a goal against Madhya Pradesh in a league match and again scored a goal against West Bengal in the Quarter Final.
During the Semi-Final, the team defeated Assam by 3-0 in a thrilling match. The victorious moment finally came when the Chandigarh team clinched the gold medal against Bihar by 2-0.