12 Nov 2017 - 9:23
MES wins CBSE National Football Championship
The under-19 boys’ football team of MES registered a historical win by securing second runner-up position in the 20th Interschool CBSE National Football Championship held in Noida, India.
In the semifinal played yesterday, the team narrowly lost to Mamtha Modern Senior Sec School, New Delhi.
The fact that in the 5 matches it played in its group, MES did not even concede a goal talks about the team’s strong defence strategy.
The team by reaching the Quarter-Final entered the knock out stage of the tournament.
MES reached the semifinal of the tournament defeating Dewan Public School Ghaziabad 3-2 through penalty shootout.
MES is the first team from GCC to feature in the semifinals and now has the honour of securing second runner-up position in the interschool CBSE National Football Championship.
The school officiating principal, Hameeda Kadar, congratulated the members of the team for their phenomenal accomplishment and lauded the efforts of the team coaches, Akbar Ali and Binoy, members of the Physical Education Department.