New Delhi: Bangla Krira Shiksha Protishthan held Namchi Sports Hostel (Sikkim) to a goalless draw in the sub-junior Subroto Cup football tournament here today. The Bengal team thus qualified for the quarter finals on a better goal average.
Holy Heart School, Aizawl, beat Apex Public School (Delhi) 3-0 to enter the semi-finals. Lalpunia was the star of the show, firing a hattrick with goals in the 31st, 50th and 57th minute of the one-sided match.
In another quarter final, Army Boys BRC (Danapur) edged out St Ignatius School, Gumla, 2-1.
The Gumla team scored through Karamchand Topo in the 19th minute. Army boys drew parity two minutes later through Abhijit Dey, who scored the matchwinner too, in the 39th minute.