Mumbai school qualifies for FC Bayern Youth Cup
The Cathedral and John Connon School of Mumbai today won the finals of adidas FC Bayern Youth Cup India 2016, an under-16 seven-a-side inter-school football tournament, here on Sunday.
Eight schools from Mumbai, New Delhi(NCR) and Bengaluru qualified for the national finals and faced each other over the last two days for the coveted trip to Munich, Germany, out of which The Cathedral and John Connon School emerged as the champion of the India finals winning a cut-throat competition against Nalanda Public school (Delhi). The final game went into extra time, after remaining goalless during regular time, which also resulted in a 0-0 score. The road to Munich was then decided by penalty shootouts in which Cathedral s Rishi Kothari sealed their destiny to represent the country at the World finals in Munich in May.
The players from winning school team will get to watch a Bundesliga match at the iconic Allianz Arena.