Garhwal Heroes won their second match in the Durand Cup after the game against Amity United was called off due to a thunderstorm with the former leading 3-0. The home side looked like winners, scoring three goals in the second half through slick passing and quick runs, especially by captain Kamei.
As the storm ripped through the Ambedkar Stadium, play continued for 10 minutes before the teams retired to the changing rooms, after one of the east stand posters was flung onto the pitch by the winds. Once the rain had subsided, Amity United decided to not continue. IAF continued their victorious march, beating Army Green 3-1.
Delhi school tastes defeat
Government Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, Delhi was thrashed by Kiddies Corner School, Madhya Pradesh 13-0 in the Nehru junior girls hockey tournament at the National Stadium.
In another match, Government Lallengunga High School, Thenzawl, Mizoram beat Government Bhoj Girls Higher Secondary, Dhar (MP) 5-1. In the last match, Jai Hind junior high school, Imphal got the better of Sri Kritu Rai inter college, Athagawah, UP 2-0.
Moudgil equals meet record
Anjum Moudgil of Chandigarh led in the junior women's peep sight 10m air rifle category with a score of 391 in the All-India Kumar Surendra Singh inter-school shooting championship, being held at the Rattan Convent School in Ballabhgarh on Friday. Monisha Sant was a close second with 390 points. Moudgil also equalled the meet record. The chief minister of Haryana, Bhupinder Hooda, presented mementoes to CWG medal-winners Anisa Sayyed, Annu Raj Singh and Deepak Sharma.
MYFC Challenge from Oct 25
The Mahindra Youth Football Challenge (MYFC), an U-14 school football tournament, will commence on October 25 and 32 schools across the city will participate. Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai, Goa and Kerala will also host the other legs and the winning schools from each will compete to decide the winner. Bangalore has been touted as a possible destination for the semis and final, to be played in April and early May.
The biggest attraction will be a four-day coaching camp to be conducted by a panel of coaches from Celtic FC, a Scottish club. 16 players will then be short-listed to undergo coaching for five days, after which two to four of the best ones will be given a chance to travel to Celtic.
The 6th CBSE north zone-I chess tournament kicked off at the KR Mangalam World School on Friday with more than 700 participants from 50 schools across the Capital and 20 schools from neighbouring states competing in the three-day event.
The players are competing in three categories - under-19, under-16 and under-14 - in the biggest chess tourney of the north zone. The tournament has seen a rise in the number of participants this time as compared to last year when 60 schools took part.