New Delhi: Kumar Ashustosh Institute of Dum Dum started their Subroto Mukerjee Cup campaign with a convincing 2-0 win over Saraswati Senior Secondary School, Rohtak, Haryana. Shubhankar Das and Anup Dutta scored in the 39th and 53rd minutes to seal the victory in the Group IV league match.
In another Group IV match, Govt. Higher Secondary School, Dimapur, trounced Sainik School, Imphal 5-0. Strikers Khobn scored three while Sakotemjen netted two. Playing 4-4-2, Kumar Ashutosh Institute dominated play but made little headway against the tough back four of the Rohtak school.
Ashutosh Kumar Institute broke the deadlock when Subhankar wriggled free off his marker and placed in from close. Anup made it 2-0 with a powerful 25-yard piledriver.
In Group III matches, Army Boys Danapur and Oxfored Higher Secondary School, Aizawl won comfortably. Army Boys beat Guru Gobind Singh Singh, Sports College, Lucknow 2-0, striker Arjun Tudu, scoring a brace.
The Aizawl school thrashed N.C.C. Karnataka and Goa 7-0.