St. Patricks qualifies for State-level football tourney

Chennai: Under-19 Boys football team of St. Patricks Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School at Gandhi Nagar, Adyar won the Revenue District Level Football tournament for the Government Aided and Matriculations schools, conducted recently at Don Bosco School Perambur.

According to a release, the tournament was conducted by Tamilnadu Education Department and nearly 450 schools participated in the tournament. S Rajagopalan was the star player for St Patrick’s who scored the title-winning goal. By winning the district level tournament, St Patrick’s Anglo India School also qualified for the State Level tournament which will be held at Salem from 5 January 2020.

The team is led by E Ebenesan under the guidance of coach David. The release added that the admissions to the school via sports quota will also take place in April.

NT Bureau