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ORFA, BAA felicitates Goggle U-13 rugby team
Sportslogon Team March 11th 2018

Bhubaneswar : Odisha Rugby Football Association (ORFA) and Bhubaneswar Athletic Association (BAA) has been felicitated Goggle Sports U-13 boys rugby team and the officials at Kishor Club here on Sunday.

The Goggle Sports team was emerged champion of the two-day Future Hope International Rugby 7-A-Side U-11, U-13,U-15 Tournament held at Howard Stadium in Kolkata on March 4.

Captain Guru Mandra set a example by scoring hattrick tries in the final match against strong KISS team and the team emerged champion in the U-13 boys category with 15-10 score.

Altogether 32 teams were participated in the international tournament, in the U-13 section 12 teams were fought for the honour.

Our state rugby team is always having a special place in the national tournament. These young players are having all potential to rule the national circuit. I am wishing them all the best in the future, said BAA secretary S R Parija.

Odisha’s young rugby players are having a golden opportunity to prove their metal as the Rugby India going to host Asian U-18 Boys and Girls Championships this year. Earlier the State women team bagged many medals for the State, now the junior boys were also following the same track, said ORFA secretary Upendra Kumar Mohanty.

Among others, ORFA adviser Ashok Kumar Mohanty, national team coach Manas Kumar Jena, Odisha women team coach Dhiren Kumar Rout, Goggle team coach Surendra Kumar Jena and Jagadish Prasad Mishra were present. .
This news was added and updated on : March 11th 2018
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