Wednesday, November 13, 2013

U-14 National: Karnataka reach quarters

The state lads stormed into the quarters of the U-14 football festival played at Kalyani, West Bengal. The boys were grouped in Cluster VII along with Punjab, Tripura, and Chhattisgarh. 

They defeated Chhattisgarh 3-2, trounced Tripura 11-0, and played a goalless draw against Punjab. Today’s draw ensured them a smooth passage to the quarter final. 

In the quarterfinal, Karnataka is placed in Group A, which will be played in league format along with Haryana, West Bengal, and Kerala. They play their first quarterfinal match against host Kerala tomorrow. 

Fixture 

Preliminary Group 

  • November 10, 2013: Karnataka 3 (Rahul Bassappa-13', Meldon D’Souza-22', 65') Vs Chhatishgrah 2 (Ashish-37', Gulshan-44')
  • November 11, 2013: Karnataka 11 (Henry A-1', Monish-5', Vijaya T-6', Meldon D’Souza-14', 24', 35', 45', 50', 70', Rahul Basappa-18', Hemananda V-69') Vs Tripura 0
  • November 12, 2013: Karnataka 0 Vs Punjab 0 

Quarter Final
  • November 13, 2013: Karnataka 0 Vs Kerala
  • November 14, 2013: Karnataka 1 Vs Haryana 0
  • November 15, 2013: Karnataka 0 Vs Bengal 2


Team

Henry A, Deepak S, Ajith K, M Ved Devaiah, Monish G, Gaurav, Vijaya T, Rahul Basappa, Meldon D’Souza, Hemananda V, Aks Nurula, Jaishankaer C, Dhanush D, Rahul Bhandarai, Praveen R, Sreenath Y, Manav Kapoor, Lohit N, Pravav, Sasurya 

Coach - Nikson, GK - Coach- Subash Kumar, Manager - R Ramakrishna Rao