Diamond Jubilee Edition of the Subroto Cup to attract record participation
NEW DELHI: the diamond wedding edition of the Subroto Cup The soccer tournament will attract a record participation of 112 school teams, including 16 foreigners, organizers said Wednesday.
Asia's biggest youth football The tournament will begin in the capital starting August 20.
The teams will compete for the winner's prize in the sub junior (U-14), junior (U-17) boys and girls categories.
Group captain Deepak Ahluwalia announced that as the Sports education society Subroto Mukerjee this year celebrates its diamond anniversary edition, the cash prize for winners and runners-up in all three categories has been improved by Rs 50,000.
The prize money of the best player and the best goalkeeper has increased from Rs 40,000 to Rs 50,000.
The winners, in addition to the Cup, will receive a cash prize of Rs 3.00,000 for the sub-junior and Rs 4.00,000 each for junior boys and girls. The finalists in the subjunior children category will go with a cash prize of Rs 1.75,000 and Rs 2.50,000 each for junior boys and girls.
At the launching ceremony held at the New Delhi Air Force Station, Maritime Chief PP Bapat was the main guest. The former captain of the women's team of India, Dalima Chibber, was present as a guest of honor.
the tournament is being organised by Sports education society Subroto Mukerjee under the aegis of Air Force Sports Control Board and is supported by the Union Sports Ministry, Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Sports Authority of India.
the Ambedkar Stadium organizará the juegos eliminatorios, incluidas las semifinales y las finales, mientras que the partidos de todos contra todos se jugarán en otros terrenos de Delhi y NCR.