NOBEL Sports Academy (NSA) came from behind twice in the match to beat St John’s High School and clinch the Seven-A-Side Baby League Under-12 Football Tournament organised by St Mary’s Football Academy at St Mary’s School ground in Jafar Nagar.
Moses Joseph gave St John’s lead early in the match but Arnav Khandarkar converted a spot kick to level the score.
In the second half, St John’s again took the lead through Mohd Umair’s goal but NSA once again drew parity through Ahan Mendhe strike.
A few minutes before final whistle, Chaitanya Lanjekar tapped the ball home to record a memorable win for NSA.
Aditya Somkuwar, Senior Sports Officer and Senior DFM, SECR was the chief guest for the final.
Bishwajeet Dey, Sports Secretary, SECRSA, Shrikant Roy were also present.
Pravin Anthony, Navin Anthony, Amit Anthony, Savio Andrew worked hard for the success of the tournament.
Individual Awards: Man of the match: Chaitaniya Lanjekar (Nobel SA); Best Striker: Mohd Ibrahim (DDSYS); Best scorer: Akshay Pandey (NOBEL SA); Best midfielder: Moses Joseph (St John’s HS); Best Defender: Arnav Khandarkar (NSA); Best goalkeeper: Mahir Thakur (St John’s HS); Player of the tournament: Jinsha Khale (NSA).