Barinder Saluja, Chandigarh, Sept. 09 : Adviser to the Administrator UT, Chandigarh, Mr. Pradip Mehra with the players of victorious ‘Chandigarh Football Academy’ team which won the Junior National Football Championship for Dr. B.C. Roy Trophy at Football Stadium, Sector-17, Chandigarh on Thursday, September 09, 2010. This is the same team which got the laurels of bringing the winners trophy to the City for the first time in Chandigarh History of football.
Today each member of the team were given Rs.5000 each as the winning amount and boosted the moral of the children.After beating the Karnataka in semi final (4-1), Chandigarh team defeated West Bengal in final to clinch the trophy for the first time. They defeated west Bengal in tie breaker (6-4).