19 July, 2017

Sports news: School football teams hog limelight

The school sports’ season is here again, and as is our wont, the accolades have begun to pour in. Here are the awards over the last few days:

1.SCHOOL BAGS OWEN FERREIRA OVERALL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Don Bosco Matunga won the Owen Ferreira Overall football championship 2016-17 (cheque of Rs. 5,000/-) for topping the Mumbai schools’ chart at the MSSA Football championship. This was presented at the Football Opening Ceremony held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the MSSA – Castrol Schools Sports Centre.

2.DSO – U14 Football team City Champs

Our U/14 football team won DSO city finals (Subroto Cup) played at MSSA ground Azad Maidan beating  St. John Cathedral School 2-1 in the finals on 15th July 2017.
The u-17 football team bagged the third place in the same tournament.

3.DSO – KICKBOXING

Master Kabir Singh Banga and Om Sunil Mahadik of Std 10th won Gold medals (80 kg & 50 kg weight category) in the Junior & Senior Mumbai City Kick Boxing Championship -2017 held at District sports complex, Dharavi in July 2017.

The ‘Don Bosco’ school model of sports has also been in the news, and we wish to share with you the link of this article on TOI, 17th July 2017: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/others/new-school-of-thought-get-serious-at-sports/articleshow/59627928.cms

We congratulate our winners…May sports continue to be a happy hunting ground for our passionate sports lovers and talented youngsters!