By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 20 Aug: The All India RIMC Soccer Cup is nearing its climax. On the penultimate day of the Tournament, the semifinals were played.
In the first semifinal, RIMC and Wynberg Allen School locked horns. RIMC had made its way to the semifinal by defeating APS Clement Town in the quarter final. Wynberg Allen entered the semifinal by beating KV – FRI, 2-0 in the quarter final.
RIMC managed to enter the final after a nail biting Penalty Shootout, 5-3.
In the second semifinal, Doon International School clashed with Welham Boys’ School. DIS secured its berth in the semifinal by pushing back The Asian School. Welham Boys’ had clinched its position in the semifinal by overpowering The Doon School, 4-2, in a Penalty Shootout.
After a sustained attack, Doon International School managed to beat Welham Boys’. Rishi Upadhyay and Vidit Barthwal scored a goal, each, on behalf of the winning team.
Anwar of Wynberg Allen clinched the title of ‘Man of the Match’ for the first semifinal match. Rishi Upadhayay bagged the title of ‘Man of the Match’ for the second semifinal.
Col Vivek Sharma, Commandant, RIMC, gave away the awards to the ‘Man of the Match’ winners. Col Arun Mamgain, an illustrious Old Boy of RIMC, was the Guest of Honour.
The final of the RIMC Soccer Cup and Closing Ceremony of the Soccer Cup are slated to be organised on 21 August. Maj Gen Bhasker Kalita, GOC, Sub Area, Uttarakhand, would be the Chief Guest on the occasion.