The Curtains come down on the Heritage Challenge -2016
The spectators brought the house down to a thrilling finale to the Heritage Challenge Inter-School Women’s Soccer Tournament held over the weekend at the Heritage Girls School Soccer Ground.
It was for the first time that such a girls-only tournament was being organised in the City of Lakes by the Heritage Girls School, in association with The Sports Gurukul. With around 5 U-14 teams participating, the Semi -Finals was a stiffly contested one.
The Maharana Mewar Public School defeated Rockwoods School in a thrilling penalty shootout, and zoomed into the Finals. The Heritage Girls team got a run for their money when Fabindia School gave them stiff resistance, but finally in a nail-biting finish entered the Finals with 1-0.
In a wonderfully concluded finale between Heritage Girls School and Maharana Mewar Public School, The Heritage Challenge Rolling trophy was lifted by The Heritage Girls School and Maharana Mewar Public School was declared the runner-up.
Mr. Manish Menaria & RJ Gaurav Bhatt from Big FM gave the certificates to players. Ms. Rishika Bhatt who kicked 6 goals was declared as the best player of the tournament. Speaking at the closing ceremony Mr Dishant Yagnik, eminent cricketer of the Rajasthan Royals fame exhorted the girls to carry on the passion for football.
Mr Ashok Menaria, cricketer, distributed the trophy to the winners and Mr. Darwin Assez, National Football player & coach of Hindustan Zinc declared the meet closed.