Oakridgers Sweep Victories at International Table Soccer Cup and Global Cup Goa 2023
- 31 May 2023
We proud to share that our talented students came with flying colours at the International Table Soccer Cup and Global Cup Goa (Football) 2023. The story was covered by prominent newspapers of the region including Hindustan Times, Punjab Kesri, Punjab Jagran and Aman Sandesh Times:
A total of 23 Oakridgers participated in International Table Soccer Cup 2023, showcasing their remarkable skills and sportsmanship. The exceptional performances of our students have brought great honor and recognition to Oakridge International School Mohali.
Among the impressive achievements, Manraj Singh Sandhu stood out by winning Bronze in the u-16 doubles category. In the u-19 category, he secured a remarkable Gold medal, along with a cash prize of Rs. 6000/- and was awarded the prestigious International Achiever Trophy.
Mankanwar Mann also demonstrated outstanding talent, winning Bronze in the u-16 doubles and claiming the Gold medal in the Rookie Singles category. The dynamic duo of Aseem Kaur and Simarsukh Kaur displayed exceptional teamwork and skill, securing the Gold Medal in the u-19 doubles Women category. Sehajdeep and Gurkamal Singh demonstrated their prowess, earning a well-deserved Silver medal in the Classic Doubles event. Dilraj Kaur and Manveer Kaur formed an exceptional partnership, winning the Gold medal in the Rookie Women’s Doubles category. Ms. Archana Rajput, the PE Facilitator at Oakridge International School, Mohali also showcased her remarkable talent and dedication, earning a Silver medal in the Open Women’s Singles event, along with a cash prize of Rs. 2500/-.
Global Cup Goa (Football) 2023 for football witnessed the participation of three teams representing Oakridge International School Mohali, showcasing their exceptional skills and sportsmanship on an international stage. In an outstanding display of talent, the U-17 Girls team emerged as the 2nd runners up, securing the prestigious trophy. Afreen Sachdeva, a key player from the U-17 Girls team, showcased her exceptional abilities by scoring all the goals in the finals, and won the prestigious Player of the Match Trophy.
The U-14 boys and U-17 boys teams also participated in the tournament, demonstrating their dedication and passion for the sport. Although they did not secure a podium finish, their participation certificates serve as a testament to their commitment and hard work. Individual achievements were also recognized during the tournament. In the U-14 category, Arfaaz Khan demonstrated exemplary performances and coveted Man of the Match Trophies for their outstanding performances.
Principal Ms. Suman Kalra quotes, “The achievements of these young athletes at the International Table Soccer Cup and Global Cup Goa 2023 exemplify the rigorous training, commitment, and passion that they have exhibited throughout their journey. These remarkable accomplishments are a testament to the dedication, perseverance, and relentless pursuit of excellence in the realm of sports. The school is committed to providing a nurturing environment that allows students to hone their skills and develop a passion for sports. The outstanding performances of these young athletes would not have been possible without the relentless support and guidance provided by the school’s faculty and coaching staff. Oakridge International School Mohali acknowledges their invaluable contributions in shaping these young talents and fostering a culture of sportsmanship and excellence. The school provides a dynamic and inclusive environment that nurtures talent and fosters a passion for learning. Oakridge International School Mohali aims to empower students, enabling them to become responsible global citizens.”