The CBSE Cluster IX – Boys U-19 Football Tournament 2014-15 was hosted by the Sanjay Ghodawat International School, Kolhapur (Maharashtra) from 18 to 21 October 2014. A total of 58 teams from Gujarat, Maharashtra, Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli participated in the tournament. The Atmiya Vidya Mandir team reported on 18th October in the company of Coach Dhiren Sir and Manager Tejas Sir.
The event started with a very pleasant opening ceremony full of different cultural dances and inspirational speeches. The hospitality and facilities offered by the school were commendable.Our school team’s first match was against Podar International School, Pune. In the first half, both the teams played very well and the half ended with 0-0 (nil) score. In the second half, the AVM team came back more focused and determined due to which the game started with a goal immediately after the kick off. The match ended with a score of 3-0 in favour of Atmiya Vidya Mandir and the following students contributed to the score with their remarkable performance:FIRST GOAL    DHRUV P. PATEL    00:17 SEC

The second match of our school team was against the GG International School, Chinchwad (Maharastra). The game ended with 3-1 score and Team AVM lost the match. The only goal scored on behalf of the team was by Manhilbhai.The tournament turned out to be a very good learning experience for the students with the added benefit of having played against some really talented players of their age.

Report by: Dhiren Sir

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