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Hosts make merry in lung-opener

india Updated: Jan 18, 2007 01:52 IST
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HOSTS ST Thomas School thrashed St George School 15-1 in the inaugural match of the 7th St Thomas Cup Football Tournament that began in the City on Wednesday. The tournament is being organised by St Thomas Sr Secondary School.

The match was totally dominated by the hosts, as indicated by the score line. The first goal was scored within a few minutes of the game. St Thomas players then made repeated attacks which paid rich dividends and they led 10-00 at the end of the first half. 

In the second half, the St George team endeavoured to put up a fight but two goals by Yuvraj Thappa again gave the advantage to the hosts. St Thomas School won the match 15-01.

Jim George of St Thomas scored 4 goals, Lalit Padlak scored 3, Ashiv, Sharad and Yuvraj scored 2 goals each.  Aditya and Arpit scored one goal each.

Eight schools of the City are participating in the tournament. Flt Lt Indian Air Force, ADC to Governor, R S Chauhan, was the chief guest of the function.