Northeast teams march to quarters in Subroto Cup

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Two northeast teams – Nilamani English School of Manipur and Meghalaya’s Khrumdiengei Secondary School – topped their respective groups to enter the quarter-finals of the 55th Under-14 Subroto Cup International Football Tournament at the Ambedkar stadium here Wednesday.

The Manipur side beat Namchi Sports Hostel from Sikkim 1-0 to top Group E while Khrumdiengei Secondary School, Meghalaya, defeated Loseling Lower Sec School, Bhutan, 2-0 to clinch Group G top spot.
In other matches, Government Model High School, Chandigarh, drubbed Zahira College, Sri Lanka, 7-0 in a Group F match while Bangladesh’s Kidha Siksha Pratisthan downed Air Force Bal Bharti School 1-0 in Group H. Both teams qualified first from their respective groups to join the two northeast sides in last-eight.
Manipur’s Nilamani English School take on Government Model High School, Chandigarh, in the first quarter-final and the Meghalay school will play against the Bangladesh side in the next quarter-final Friday.
In the first quarterfinal, the Manipur side face the Chandigarh school while the Meghalay school play against the Bangladesh side in the next last-eight match. Both the quarterfinals will be played at the Ambedkar Stadium Friday.
Nilamani English School, Manipur beat, Namchi Sports Hostel, Sikkim 1-0.(N.Roshan-18)
IPSC, Vallabh Ashram’s MGM Amin & VN Savani School, Gujrat, beatArmy Boys, HRDC,BSC, 11 GRRC, Lucknow, 4-3. (IPSC-K.Mishra-24,43; Dhruv Patel-38,50; Army Boys-L.P.Kumar-10; Huidirem-33; R.Lepcha-34)
Govt. Model High School, Chandigarh, beat Zahira College, Sri Lanka, 7-0.(K.Amarjit- 22,25,51; S.Sanjeev- 27; Vikram-36, 38; Balbir- 37)
Maharana Pratap Sports College, Uttarakhand, beat The Air Force School, New Delhi, 6-1. (Uttarakhand-Manish-5; Devasish-14; Sachin-35, 42; Shivam Thapa-41; Shubham Pal-50; TAFS-Ineel-33)
Kidha Siksha Pratisthan, Bangladesh, beat Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi, 1-0. (Md. Jewel-23)
AJO High School, Odisha, beat Afgan National Army School, Afghanistan,1-0. (Ahmad Bashak Own Goal-33rd Minute)
Govt. Boys Sr. Sec School, Delhi, beat Emerald Heights School, Madhya Pradesh, 3-0.(Dipanshu-3,49; Jaswar-36)
Khrumdiengei Sec School, Meghalaya, beat Loseling Lower Sec School, Bhutan, 2-0. (Donboklang-5; Livingstone-25)