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St George’s win 4th APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Football Tournament

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Dehradun, 15 Nov: On the occasion of Children’s Day, St George’s College conducted an Under-12 football tournament in the memory of the former President of India, the late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on 14 and 15 November. This was the fourth edition of the tournament. A total of 8 teams participated in the tournament from Dehradun and Mussoorie.

The Chief Guest was Bro Peter Ryan (Superior General, Patrician Brothers) who also distributed the prizes to the Winning and the Runner-Up teams. Bro Tomy Varghese (Principal, St George’s College), Bro JC Carrol (Superior, St George’s College), Bro Earnest Martin (Vice-Principal, St George’s College) and Bro Rajesh Tirkey (Sports Secretary, St George’s College) were also present.

The first Semi-Final of the tournament was played between St George’s College (A) and Rama Devi Inter College. St. George’s College (A) defeated Rama Devi Inter College, 3-1.

The second Semi-Final was played between St George’s College (B) and Army Public School, Birpur, Dehradun, in which Army Public School defeated St. George’s College (B) by 1-0.

The Final of the tournament was played between St George’s College (A) and Army Public School, Birpur, in which St George’s College (A) got the better of Army Public School, 3-1.

For St George’s College (A) the goals were scored by Raj Singh in the 10th and the 46th minutes, and Aryan Singh in the 27th minute. For Army Public School, the only goal was scored by Akash in the 40th minute.

The Player of the Tournament Award was presented to ADITYA SAJWAN of St George’s College (A) team.

The referees of the tournament were Naushad Alam, Surendra Kumar Ale, Arun Tripathi, Digvijay Singh Rawat, Rupinder Singh Bajwa and Rohan Chamoli.