In the first semifinal today at Matinagar School field Matinagar A team defeated Matinagar School by 3-0. In the first half of the match Matinagar A team was advanced by 1-0.
From the start of the match Tripura played with 4-4-2 plan but after observing the opposition team for some time they changed their display and went for 4-4-3.
In the quarterfinal match on September 15 Tripura Sports School will face Goa as the match will be held at same venue from 7.00 am. The whole team took part in the practice session from evening.
Tripura has to defeat Bihar by a healthy margin which will be played tomorrow. On the other hand in today’s match Uttarakhand defeated Bihar by a huge margin of 5-0.
Coach Abu Taher has strong faith on the players as he believes that they will perform well in the tournament.
Bangladesh was advanced by 1-0 in the first half while scored the rest of the four goals in the second half.
On the other hand the third place decider match will be held tomorrow between Ramthakur College and Panisagar RCP College at 8.00 pm.
Last time this tournament held at Guwahati where Tripura won total 16 medals including 5 gold medals.
The champion team will be awarded with Rs 10,000 as prize money along with beautiful trophy while the runner up team will get Rs 5,000 along with beautiful prize.
Coach Haripurna Jamatia made it very much clear that against the strong Bangladesh side Tripura will play defensive football from the start.
Both the teams did their final preparations today for the match as both the teams will look forward to play their best to win the title
In the evening at Santirbazar community hall the tournament has been inaugurated by Fisheries minister Manindra Reang.
The stipulated time ended with 1-1 where Stephen Darlong scored the goal for winning team while Rodin Maiyah scored for the opposition.
In this tournament Mungiakami Girl’s team will represent Tripura as they have been placed in Group G.
In the 24th minute of the second half Ramthakur College scored the only goal of the match and in the end won the match by 1-0.
In the tournament after playing 2 matches with 3 points Sadar became champion while with same number of matches with 2 points Mohanpur became runners up.
Thangsua Darlong scored the only goal for the winning team while Jereda Darlong scored the goal for the opposition team.
In the tournament this school will represent Tripura in the Girl’s category. Tripura will play their opening match on September 7.
Sashan Kumar Jamatia, Goal keeper of Birendra Club was the hero of the match as he displayed some outstanding glove works.
Both the teams did their final preparation today for this all important match as some high tension has been going on in both the sides regarding the match.
Tripura will reach at the destination on September 6 and under the leadership of Sabat Jamtia the team will do two days of practice there.
At Darchoi school field today two matches of the second round held as in the first match Darchoi defeated Saikar FC by a healthy margin of 3-1.
Hearing the news Coach Haripurna Jamatia made contact with Secretary of State School Sports Board Dhirendra Choudhury and after his assurance the team left for the tournament.