District level Subroto Cup begins in East Siang, Lower Siang

PASIGHAT, Jul 5: The district level Subroto Cup (U-17) Football Tournament for East Siang began at JN College playground.
The boys’ team from Borguli HSS defeated Rani HSS 2-0 and the girls’ team from DEMHSS beat the Borguli HSS 1-0 in the opening matches.
Thirteen boys’ teams and equal number of girls’ teams from various government and private secondary and higher secondary schools are participating in the tournament.
The opening ceremony was attended by WASE secretary Joya Tasung Moyong, DDSE cum tournament organizing committee chairman Jongge Yirang, president Apel Tayeng and secretary K Komut.
The Subroto Cup football tournament for Lower Siang also began on Friday.
Four matches were played on the first day.
The boys’ team from Telam GHSS trounced GSS, Dipa 10-0 in the inaugural match.
The second match was played in the girls’ section between GHSS, Basar and GSS, Dipa, in which the former defeated the latter 5-0.
The third match was also played in the girls’ section in which GHSS, Telam beat GHSS, Dari by solitary goal.
The fourth and final match of the day was played in the boys’ section between GSS, Liru and GHSS, Basar and the former beat the latter 2-0.
Earlier, Basar MLA Gokar Basar kicked off the tournament in presence of Lower Siang DC (in-charge) Oli Perme, DDSE PK Lombi and others.
Basar encouraged the students to take up sports sincerely along with their regular studies.
DC Perme advised the participating team to play the game with true sportsman spirit.
Overall in-charge of the tournament Monya Dini highlighted the aims and objective of Subroto Cup, one the major inter-school football tournament in the country. He also emphasized on the need of physical education for the young players.