Strawberry Fields School, Sector 26, defeated St Xavier’s School, Sector 44, 3-1 to enter the semifinals in the boys’ under-14 age group of the Br Meredith Football Tournament, being hosted by St John’s High School, Sector 26, here on Tuesday.
While Manan opened the scoring for Strawberry Fields in the fifth minute of the match. Jagjit made it 2-0 with a 15thminute strike.
Even as St Xavier’s School-44 reduced the margin through Modric’s 19th-minute goal, the 20th-minute strike by Manan, his second of the match, helped Strawberry Fields seal the deal in their favour.
In the second match, the under-14 team of hosts St John’s School blanked Ajit Karam Singh International Public School (AKSIPS), Sector 41, 2-0. For the winners, Dhaman scored the opening goal in the second minute of the match, while Shrom rounded off the tally with a strike in the 10th minute.
In the semifinals, St John’s-26 will take on Saupin’s School, Sector 32, while Strawberry Fields will face Delhi Public School for a berth in the final.
It will be an all-St John’s affair in the U-11 age group with both the school teams A and B locking horns on Wednesday.