Mahindra Youth inter-city football tournament – is a national level football tournament in the country that promotes grass root football at the school level – probably today the only possible way to rank school teams across our country. Procam organizers’ of the 3rd edition of this tournament conducted elimination tournament across the country to select top teams from Kolkata, Delhi, Goa, Kerala, Mumbai and Bangalore early this year.
The event was being organized by Bangalore District Football Association of Karnataka State Football Association
on 12th of April. 6 teams from across the country got together at Bangalore to determine which team is the best in the country. The camp started with coaches from famous Scottish football club – Celtic FC training all the boys for 4 days on finer aspects of the game.
Greenwood High played against teams from Delhi, Mumbai, Kerala, Goa and Kolkata. We won against Delhi & Kerala and drew against Mumbai , Kolkata and Goa.
Greenwood High may not have qualified for the finals but the boys won the hearts and minds of all those watched the game. It was a great experience for our boys to play in Bangalore Football Association Stadium with the best school teams in the country.
Being the number 3 school team in the country is no mean feat!