NEW DELHI, Sept 30 (PTI): Even as the Greenwood High School from Nagaland lifted the under-14 boys trophy in the 55th Subroto Cup football tournament, the boys from Model High School, Chandigarh, applauded their efforts in the final at the Ambedkar Stadium here today.
Nagaland beat Chandigarh 5-4 in sudden death after the first five penalty shots failed to resolve the tie as it was the case during regulation time which ended goalless. The winning team got a pay cheque of Rs. 2.5 lakh and the runners up squad from Chandigarh received 1.25 lakh to make their trip to Delhi worthwhile. For the winners, Kito, Tokavi, Imlong Chaba, Nighatu and Ngangshi Menen converted while Ghunaka, Mariaiwibo missed. For the runner-up team, Sumit Rathi, K Amarjeet Singh, Jeakson and Dalbir hit the target while, S Sanjeev, Karan, and Harsh Bartwan missed.