Thursday, September 17, 2009


MUMBAI, SEPTEMBER 17, 2009: On Saturday September 12, 2009, the U-14 Handball team of St. Josephs High School, Wadala, once again won the Mumbai city Handball finals organized by the District Sports Office defeating Don Bosco (Matunga) 6-4 at Naigoan Police Ground, Dadar. Eight schools participated from the "F North ward".

During the forty five minute game, Don Bosco’s were leading in the first half by 2-0. The game changed its course when the Josephites took over the game from there. The centre forward player Master Akshit Jain scored 2 goals, Master Monil Bheda also the centre forward doubled the lead scoring 2 goals. Josephites cruised to victory through the 2 goals scored by the right inner Master Mihir Chouhan. The goal keeper Master Ishprit Bajwa stunned the crowds with his magnificent saves.

The U-14 Handball team regained its title of "The Bombay city Champions for 2009-2010". The team also secured second place at the divisional Finals held on September 14, 2009 at Naigoan Police ground Dadar .Six zones from Mumbai division participated in this tournament. Master Akshit Jain and Master Ishprit Bajwa were selected for the National Trials.

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