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3rd A. R. Khan Memorial Football Tournament STARTS at DELHI - DAY-1

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DSA PRESS RELEASE: Modern School, Vasant Vihar opened their campaign in style when they scored a 1-0 victory over hosts- Dr. Zakir Hussain Memorial School, Jafarabad in the inaugural match of 3rd A. R. Khan Memorial Football Tournament which commenced today at Dr. Ambedkar Stadium. Earlier, the tournament was inaugurated by DSA Vice-president & patron of the tournament N. K. Bhatia and Harsh Malhotra, Chairman, Education Committee, MCD East Zone

In a close-contested match, Modern School, Vasant Vihar prevailed over hosts- Dr. Zakir Hussain Memorial School, Jafarabad 1-0. At interval, both teams were levelled goalless. Zakir Hussain's goalee Gaurav Bhatti excelled under the bar to thwart many opponents' onslaughts with good saves. The all important winning goal came in the 54th mintue through striker Raghav Nandwani off a fine left-flank cross sent by Shaurya.

Twenty (20) school of Delhi/NCR including defending champions- Sanskiriti School, Chanakayapuri, runners-up- APJ, Noida are participating in the competition. Other participants are : Ryan Public, Ghaziabad, Govt. Boys No.1 Sr.Sec. School, Moti Bagh, Modern School, Barakhamba, St.Columbas, Father Agnel, Noida, East Point, Springsdale, Pusa Road, Govt.Boys Sr. sec., Rajgarg, Pratibha Vikas Rajkiya Sarvodya, Ghaziabad, Das Universal Acdemy, ASN Shiksha Niketan, Hauz Khas etc.

The tournament is being jointly organised by DSA affilliated Ahbab Football Club in association with Dr. Zakir Hussain Memorial School Jafarabad to promote soccer among school children at gross-root level as part of AFC/AIFF/DSA initiative to tap talent.

TIBET FOOTBALL TEAM today ended scoreless against GARHWAL SPORTING CLUB Dehradun in 2nd Match

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After winning the first match by 2-1 the TIBET FOOTBALl TEAM today ended scoreless against GARHWAL SPORTING CLUB Dehradun in 2nd Match. The Friendly match held at Dehradun orfanised by Dehradun Football Academy with help of Uttrakhand Referees Association.

Mr. V.S Rawat told that Indian International women footballer from Dehradun Anita Rawat was present in the match.

1st BOISAKH 1420: EAST BENGAL and MOHUN BAGAN celebrated the Bengali new years day

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Some body will say it's a mere rituals.For millions of millions supporters it is an Auspicious moment for their favourite club to start their forthcoming season With a hope for a successful year. A ritual to dethrone all the evil spirits which Created impediment in entering the ball into the goal, is termed in Calcutta football as "Bar" PUJA. May be an unique festival among the soccer faternity all over the World.

As usual East Bengal Club of Calcutta and Mohun Bagan Atheletic Club of Calcutta are today busy with Bar Puja in their respective grounds in the Holy hours of Poila Baishak,1420. The Ist day of Bengali year, is considered as A curtain raiser day for ensuing season.

In East Bengal club,a cloud of despair hovering around the all and Sundry present there.Sign of despondency was written all over the suppoerters And members faces as after yesterday’s match this year also I-league becomes A distant dream. But Bar Puja takes place with all holy rituals and following The tradition of East Bengal Club their Captain for the year 2013-14 is announced.

Mehetab Hosain,Club's mercurial half,is taking over the charges as the Captain of The club for the forthcoming season. He participates in the Bar Puja with his son Small Jidan by his side.Both father and son duo are wearing the red and gold jersies.

Mehatab Hossain expresses his confidence for more improved result in the coming Season. General Secretary of East Bengal ClubMr. Kalyan Majumder also wishes Good performances of the club in coming season. In this occasion Robert, Lalrimdika Saomik Dey, Arnab mondal among others present there.

In Mohun Bagan club ground, much more exultation is found As the team has already performed superbly to come out of relegation zone. There Is a sign of satisfaction as well as sign of relieve among all the supporters and officials Of the club.

Determination is written large on the faces of all and sundry present there For building a more balance side in the ensuing season. Senior Club official Mr. Debashis Dutta imbibes confidence among supporters for better future ahead. Among others Karim Bencharifa and Tolgay Ozebe were present there. Former player Mr. Prasun Banerjee is also inspiring the supporters for their excellent support at the Time of dark hours. Mr. Madan Mitra, Hon'ble Sports Minister.,is also present in This occasion.