Pranay leads Army boys to first quarterfinal win

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New Delhi, Sept 21 (UNI) A goal in each half from Pranay Rai led Army Boys, Lucknow defeat MP Sports College, Dehradun 5-0 in the sub juniors' first quarter final of the Subroto Cup here today.

While Pranay scored in the 34th and 59th min, his teammates Robert Meetei (22nd), Bijay Subba (53rd) and Lenin Angam (58th) gave him able support to increase the victory margin.

In the second quarterfinals of the Sub-Junior category, BKSP, Bangladesh defeated Sukantanagar Vidyaniketan, West Bengal 2-1.

For Bangladesh, Salman Shaw scored both the goals in the 8th and 22nd minute.

Biki Mallick scored the lone goal for the West Bengal team in the 55th minute.

Meanwhile, Govt Central Higher Secondary School, Mizoram trounced NCC (West Bengal and Sikkim) 4-1 in the first quarterfinal of the junior section.

Santanu Sarkar (12) netted the first goal in the 5th minute for NCC (WB&S), while H Lalnunfela of Mizoram levelled the score in the 63rd minute. In the extra time, H Lalnunfela scored two more goals in the 77th and 82nd minute. K Lalawmpuia also pumped in a goal in the 80th minute to increase the margin.

In the second quarterfinal of the junior category, Boys Sports Company (Army Boys), Bangalore defeated Dhekial HS School, Assam 4-1 in the tie-breaker after the match ended in a goalless draw even after the extra time.

For Army Boys, T Jacky Chand Singh, Lakhi Ram Murmu, K H Tej Kumar Singh and Elvin Kipgen found the target, while Biren Singh was the only scorer for Assam team.

Army Boys' goal Keeper Biman Nandi blocked the other three Assam attempts.

Tomorrows Fixture: Quarter final round Sub-juniors Green Wood Hr Sec School, Nagaland Vs Namchi Sports Hostel, Sikkim.

St Ignatius High Sec School, Jharkhand Vs Govt Kolasib High School, Project Veng, Mizoram Juniors Vasant Valley School, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi Vs SAI, Kolkata Town High School, Sundargarh, Orissa Vs Govt Model Sr Sec School, Chandigarh.

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