Subroto Cup Junior (U 17) Boys to kick start tomorrow

The Junior Boys (U 17) Boys category, the showpiece event of the 62nd edition of the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament, will kick start tomorrow in New Delhi.

The tournament is back in the national capital after the Sub-Junior Boys (U 14) category was conducted for the first time in Bengaluru. 38 teams will battle for the trophy of the most prestigious inter-school football tournament of the country. Teams from Bangladesh and Nepal will add international flavour to the tournament.

The group stage matches will be played at Ambedkar Stadium, Tejas Football Ground and Subroto Park Football Ground in New Delhi and G.D Goenka University Football Ground, Gurugram. All the knockout matches will be played at the Ambedkar Stadium, including the finals which is scheduled for 23rd of October. The teams are divided into eight groups, in which the winners of each group will qualify for the quarterfinals.


1.   Govt. Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 37 B, Chandigarh

2.   Ramakrishna Mission School, Aalo, West Siang, Arunachal Pradesh

3.   +2 Durga Uchh Vidyalay, Shakti Nagar, Baanka, Bihar

4.   Shaheed Jawan Muthukoya Memorial Senior Secondary School, Amini, Lakshadweep


1.   M.I.C English Medium H.S, Athanikal, Malappuram, Kerala

2.   Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Protishthan, Bangladesh

3.   Lakman Gyanpith DLSS, Gujarat

4.   The Emeralad Heights International School, Indore, Madhya Pradesh


1.   T.G English School, Bishnupur, Manipur

2.   Ramkrishna Mission Vivekanand Vidyapith, Narayanpur, Chhattisgarh

3.   Inventure Academy, Bengaluru

4.   DG National Cadet Corps, West Bengal

5.   Shri Sainik Awasiya Mahavidyalaya, Bhaktapur, Nepal


1.   Assam Rifles Public School, East Khasi Hills, Shillong

2.   St. Francis Xavier High School, Dudhani, Silvassa, DD & DNH

3.   Khajaman H.S.S, Trichy, Tamil Nadu

4.   Sanjeevan Vidhyaniketan & Chhatrapati Shivaji Kanishta Mahavidyalaya (Somvarreth) Panhada, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

5.   Navy Children School, Mumbai


1.   Govt. Haulawang High School, Haulawang, Lunglei, Mizoram

2.   Mamta Modern School, Vikaspuri, New Delhi

3.   Army Public School, Samba, Jammu & Kashmir

4.   Kamla Devi Public School, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

5.   Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi


1.   Mother International School, Zahir, Brambey, Ranchi, Jharkhand

2.   D.A.V Inter-College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

3.   Don Bosco Academy, Vaduthala, Kochi, Kerala

4.   Govt. Senior Secondary School, Namchi, South Sikkim, Sikkim

5.   Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Maheshpur, Pakur, Jharkhand


1.   Tripura Sports School, Badharghat, Tripura

2.   P.M Shri GSSS Gangwa, Hisar, Haryana

3.   Bampather Bengenabari H.S.S, Aideobari, Assam

4.   Vasant Rao Dempo H.S.S of Arts, Science & Commerce, Cujira, Goa

5.   Sainik School, Chhingchip, Mizoram


1.   Greenwood School, Khelo India Centre, Nagaland

2.   Sudarshanpur Dwarika Prasad Uchh Vidyachakra, Raiganj, West Bengal

3.   Kendriya Vidyalaya, Lokra, Shonitpur, Assam

4.   Amenity Public School, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand

5.   Guru Gobind Sports College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

The group matches will continue till 18th of October and the qualified teams will play the quarterfinals on the 20th of October. The semi-finals are scheduled for the 21st of October.

Pilgrim Higher Secondary School, Dimapur, Nagaland are the defending champions of the Junior Boys category.

The 62nd Subroto Cup will be telecast LIVE on the SportsCast India YouTube channel. You can also catch the Highlights on the Prasar Bharti & AIFF YouTube channels.

Also Read: India finish at the receiving end in Merdeka Cup semi-finals

Also Read: Maharashtra triumphs with convincing 8-0 win in Santosh Trophy Group F opener against Andaman & Nicobar

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