Wednesday, February 23, 2011


NERUL, FEBRUARY 23, 2011: On February 17, Don Bosco Senior Secondary School, Nerul held its first football tournament. A total of eight schools participated in the tournament. They were – St. Xavier’s School, Nerul, St. Augustine’s School, Nerul, Lokmanya Tilak English School, Chembur, RMV School, Ryan International, Sanpada, Vishwa Bharati School, Bal Bharati School, Kharghar and our very own Don Bosco School, Nerul.

It was a knockout tournament comprising of seven matches (four quarterfinal, two semi-finals, and one final). Lokmanya Tilak English School, Bal Bharati School, RMV School and Don Bosco School were the four semi-finalist. The first semi-final was between RMV and Don Bosco School. Don Bosco won the semi-final bout and eventually entered the finals. The second semi-final was between Bal Bharati and Lokmanya Tilak English School, was won by Bal Bharati School. The final match played between Don Bosco and Bal Bharati School started at 3.30pm. Bal Bharati School won the finals.

Kane Josh, defender of Bal Bharati was declared the player of the tournament and certainly made history on this Don Bosco ground. The chief guest in the morning was Fr. Brian. The chief guest in the evening was Mr. Khanna, the owner of Khanna sports. All the final participants were offered ten percent discount in Khanna Sports.

As it was the first tournament hosted by Don Bosco, it was certainly morale–boosting tournament.

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