Shillong: It is an honour for the State of Meghalaya as Hopewell Elias Higher Secondary School, lifted the Diamond Jubilee Subroto Mukherjee Cup International Football Tournament 2019 that put Meghalaya on the Football map in Indian Football History.
In the Final that play today in the Ambedkar Stadium, ha nongbah Delhi, H. Elias HSS defeated BKSP Bangladesh da 1-0. BKSP is the regainging Champion, they won the tournament last year.
The most important goal was scored by Santi Jnai Shianglong in the first half.
Meghalaya Goalie Wanteilang Malngiang was at its best saving many saves, BKSP was reduced to 9 players after two players was shown the red card.
This is the second team from Meghalaya that won the under-17 Subroto Cup, The first one is the OM Roy School in 2013. Meghalaya as Champion take home a Prize Money of Rs.4 Lakh.
Malngiang was named Best Goalkeeper, Shianglong Best Player and Meghalaya coach Bobby Lyngdoh Nongbet Best Coach. H Elias also took the Best School award.