New Delhi: Government Girls Senior Secondary School from Hisar scored a facile 1-0 victory over NCC from North Eastern Region to earn a berth in the under-17 section final of the 55th Subroto Cup international football tournament at Ambedkar Stadium here on Friday.
The all-important goal for the Haryana school was scored by Santosh, when she converted a penalty in the 14th minute of the semifinal.
Overall, the match was an evenly contested one with the two teams making good moves time and again, but only failing to convert them into goals. The match saw some fast and rough moments, one of which eventually helping the Haryana girls go up midway through the first half.
It was a misfortune that M Achoubi fouled Anju inside the box warranting referee to show the spot. Santosh made no mistake from the spot. She neatly placed the ball to the left of NCC custodian.
In other matches, YUWA team from Jharkhand made their maiden appearance in Subroto Cup. But, Kiyang Kasiya Memorial Tribal School from Assam downed YUWA India Team 3-1.