Lucknow, Nov 19 (UNI) The first Under-16 state Inter-school football tournament would be held from November 22 in different cities of Uttar Pradesh.
Area sales manager of Vista Media, Sachin, informed that the knock out basis tournament would be spread over 28 days with 51 matches among 52 school teams from Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Meerut, Agra and Noida and the teams would be entertained on 'first come, first serve basis.' The quarter finals would be held on December 17-18 in Noida, Kanpur, Varanasi and Agra, while the semi-finals and final would be played in Lucknow on December 19 and 20 respectively and for the conduction of the event various school grounds were booked, he added.
The winners of the tournament would be pocketed Rs 50,000 and the runners up would be richer by Rs 25,000 as prize money.
The official sponsor of the tournament is Glaxo Smith Kline.
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