New Delhi: Mizoramís growing status in age-group football in the country is amply reflected in the results of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup football meet
Last year Government High School Aizwal won the under-17 title. On Tuesday Holy Heart Holy Heart High School from Aizawl ousted Namchi Sports School Sikkim 2-1 in the final of the sub-junior (under-14) version.
Skipper Vanlalruata and striker Joseph Lalrinmawia scored for the winners. The Sikkim school reduced the margin in added-on time through left midfielder Sangdup Lepcha.
The winers and runners-up got cash incentives of Rs 30,000 and 20,000, respectively. The coach of Holy Heart High School, Vanlalthalanga, was awarded Rs 10,000. Skipper Vanlalruata finished as top-scorer and has been promised a moped.