GYSFCC Dragons, Sarusajai Hawks, GTC Rhinos, Ringchang Eagles, NFRSA Crows and BMYC Thunders entered the finals of Greater Guwahati Baby League (GGBL) after winning their semi-final matches in their respective categories on Tuesday.
The semi-finals of Under-11, Under-13 and Under-14 categories of the league which is being organized by Guwahati City FC (GCFC) and Sportscraft Management in association with Assam Football Association, Decathlon, Champions Food Court and Egua, saw a total of six epic battles of young footballers at the Nehru Stadium in Guwahati.
In Under-11 category, Dragons beat Rhinos 1-0 with Abhishek Boro scoring the winning goal. In another semi-final match Hawks defeated Warriors 5-0. Pritam Brahma and Ayanav Bhuyan scored two goals each while Utkarsh Bora scored one.
In U-13 category, GTC Rhinos defeated AG Leopards 2-0 via tie breaker.
In other match, Ringchang Eagles defeated Tholua with 3-0 with Kankan Dev Bordoloi scored twice.
Mahmad Sami scored one. In U14 category, NFRSA Crows defeated Dispur Lions 1-0 with Nayan Jyoti Sonowal scored the winning goal.
In other semi-final BMYC Thunders defeated Tholua Panthers 1-0. Sani Syien scored the winning goal.
In the first half of the day, quarter-finals of U-13 category were played.
On the other hand, Asian Football Confederation’s Grassroots Day was also observed during the match day.
Two exhibition matches between Under-seven and Under-nine footballers of baby league were played on the occasion.
Assam Football Association joint Secretary Plabon Baruah was present on the occasion to encourage the budding footballers and praised the efforts of GCFC as well as Sportscraft Management for development of grassroots football.
This was stated in press release by GCFC.