Inter DPS Football Tournament Boys 2015-16 for Zone I

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'Ability is what you are capable of doing, motivation determines what you do, attitude determines how well you do it. So never give up.'

With this thought in our mind and hope to strengthen our bond with our sister schools DPS Greater Faridabad hosted the Inter DPS Football Tournament Boys 2015-16 for Zone I from 16- 18 October 2015. In all 21 teams participated in the event with 358 participants and 15 referees. The Guests of Honour for the opening ceremony were Mrs Vasudha Neel Mani Principal Vidya Sanskaaar International School Faridabad,Mrs Alka Jain, Mr Anand Mehta, President Faridabad Football Association.The Sportsmen were administered the oath of office and the meet was declared open. The cultural presentation involved 100% participation by 175 students of class III.

The 21 teams were divided into 7 zones, leading each team to play two matches after which eight teams were selected for the Quarter Final. In the Quarter Final a total of 6 matches were played after which the top two teams reached the finals. Every match was judged by Match commissioners from Faridabad Football Association with a team of six qualified referees in addition to sports coaches of DPS Greater Faridabad.The final match was played between DPS Ambala & DPS Chandigarh.DPS Ambala was declared winner of the The Inter DPS Football Tournament Boys(Open)-2015. The thrill of the final match left the audience awe struck. DPS Chandigarh emerged as the First Runner up and DPS Amritsar as the Second Runner up while DPS Srinagar and DPS Jhakri bagged the fourth and fifth position respectively thus qualifying for the Nationals. Rishabh of DPS Chandigarh was the recipient of the Golden Shoes. Amit of DPS Ambala and Shazan Ali Kataria bagged the medal for Best Goalkeeper and Best Midfielder respectively. The Best Defender medal was bagged by Ashutosh of DPS Azaad Nagar Kanpur. The spirited performance of all players was truly worth applauding.

Mrs Surjeet Khanna
D P S Greater Faridabad

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