IFB Boca Juniors Football Champs : Al Ameen and Army Sports Company Emerges as Zonal Champions from Bangalore
14th February 2014: On the day of Love it was football that ruled the roost in Bangalore as 30 Schools and 30 colleges from Bangalore took the pitch at the St John’s Hospital Sports Complex for the title of Bangalore Champions of IFB Boca Juniors Football Champs.
With renewed interest of football thanks to the new I League club representing the city, the garden city did not let us down with regards to show of talent, skill and enthusiasm. The stage was set to select new champions who would win a direct entry to the National finals.
Starting off with the school leg, it was the budding footballers from ASC Boys of Bangalore that emerged as champions after they defeated their own fellow juniors from ASC Centre of Bangalore. ASC Boys defeated ASC Centre in an all ASC affair by a solitary goal to gain an entry to the National finals.
Rahul Raj from Sacred Heart School was adjudged as the Most Promising Player from the School leg while custodian Guru Raj of Parikrama Centre for Learning has been shortlisted from the city of Bangalore to attend a training camp in Goa which will be conducted by coaches from Boca Juniors of Argentina.
It was battle of supremacy in the College leg finals as two of the best teams from the city battled out for the coveted title. A robust defensive performance from the players of Al Ameen College meant that they go all the way to clinch the title as they beat St Francis De Sales College in the final thanks to the all important goal.
Al Ameen’s Sohas SN has been shortlisted as one of the talented boys along with Shelton Nickson of St Josepsh Indian Composite College to attend the training camp to be conducted in Goa where they will get their chance of a lifetime to get trained by the coaches from Boca Juniors of Argentina.
Mr.Khusnud Khan of Head of IFB Industries Ltd Bangalore along with Mr. Sukhdev Nag of IFB Industries Ltd was present at the venue to give away the awards to the winning members.
Having wrapped up the 6th venue of the IFB Boca Football Champs our team will now travel down south to unearth the talented footballers from Kerala. Zamorin Football Ground of Calicut will be our next venue.