Guwahati, July 22: Betkuchi High School of Kamrup Metro annexed the Dewkon Trophy under-17 Inter-District School Football Tournament, clinching a 2-1 victory over Barhamapur SSI Higher Secondary School of Nagaon at Nehru Stadium here today. With this win, the city school sealed their place in the under-17 Subroto Cup Football Tournament in New Delhi later this year.
Shyam Narzary’s strike from the edge of the box got the lead for Betkuchi in the 16th minute. Babu Rongpi drew parity in the 24th minute of play.
Skipper Nayanjyoti Kuli made no mistake in scoring the winning goal for Betkuchi in the 43rd minute.
In the semi-finals today, Betkuchi High School edged past Kalyanpara Higher Secondary School of Goalpara by a solitary goal with Ajoy Thapa finding the back of the net in the 48th minute.
In the second semi-final, Barhampur SSI Higher Secondary School got the better of Goreswar Higher Secondary School of Baksa 2-0.