In an absorbing final, IOC Garhwal Heroes ousted newcomers VVIP Goodwill FC 1-0 to clinch the 2012-13 DLF-ONGC, DSA Senior Division league championship title. Nigerian striker Joseph Camara, in his first season with the club, scored the match-winner in the 47th minute, heading in a measured cross from the right by midfielder Lalit Rawat.
This is Garhwal Heroes’ second DSA league title. They had last won the title in 1986.
Victory for Vipin
Delhi’s Vipin Sethi came up with another sizzling show to outclass Uttar Pradesh’s Rajeev Tilara 3-1 on the third day of the RKG Snooker Masters North Zone championship on Monday.
With Tamil Nadu refusing to host the Asian Athletics Championships, government is mulling shifting the premier event to Delhi, Pune or Ranchi. “We have given a letter to the Ministry of External Affairs to shift the event to Delhi, Pune of Ranchi,” sports minister Jitendra Singh said.
Pune to host nationals
Pune will host the senior men's national championship from May 28 to June 10, while the women's senior nationals will be held in Lucknow from April to 30, Hockey India said on Monday.