Bangalore, March 02, 2016 – Greenwood High International School students won one of India’s biggest multi-city school football league, SFC (School Football Championship) held recently at Western Railway Football Ground in Mumbai. The championship saw 4 cities participating, namely Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Bangalore. SFC features 210 teams from 100 different schools competing in a high-octane league and tournament. In a unique opportunity, ten students will be scouted through the championships who will be trained by Crystal Palace FC trainers in London for a week later this year.
SFC, a brainchild of Just For Kicks & Soccer Connections, is supported by Tata Motors who recently roped in Lionel Messi as their Global Brand Ambassador. SFC is also being held in association with Ranbir Kapoor backed Indian Super League Club Mumbai City FC.
In the finals, the Greenwood High Under-12 Boys team beat BD Somani Jaguars, Mumbai 8-3 while Greenwood High Under-10 Girls team beat Shivam Wildcats, Mumbai 7-1 to win the national level championship.
Among the boys, Suman S Dev was awarded the Man of the Match twice while Ruhaan Tumang won a Golden Ball as the player of the Tournament. Amongst the girls, Triya Menon won a Golden Ball as the player of the Tournament.
Commenting on this achievement, Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High International School said “Our students have made us proud once again. I congratulate both the Boys and the Girls team for their dedication and constructive efforts. We would also like to commend our Sports faculty at Greenwood especially our chief coach Sudhakar D for encouraging the students and training them to compete at a national level with passion and vigor. Such tournaments are a testament to our hard work towards nurturing our talent at Greenwood High”.