DPS R K Puram crowned as jubilant winners in the Star Sports Young Heroes final

Delhi Public School RK Puram Winners DelhiDelhi: Delhi Public School, RK Puram was crowned as the champions in the Delhi leg of the Young Heroes tournament as they defeated Genesis Global School by 1-0 and qualified themselves for the National Finals. In order to identify young talent, the country’s largest student direct contact programme from the very grassroots through scouting program, Young Heroes completes its campaign in Delhi where Shourya Verma (Amity International), Raja Udayan(Genesis Global School) and Parth Kothari (Delhi Public School, RK Puram) were selected through the scouting process at the Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram, Delhi over the last two days. They will be a part of 45 selected students, who will be mentored by the specialized coaches.

All the 64 shortlisted schools were determined and displayed some enthusiastic talent. There were some standout performances by few teams’ like- Delhi Public School , RK Puram(Delhi), Genesis Global School, CRPF High School and GHPS Delhi whose footballers played with passion, grit and determination as a unit.

Mr. Jamshid Nassiri, Ex-Iranian International Footballer and Head Mentor, Young Heroes, “We witnessed some exciting and exhilarating games in the last two days in Delhi. The young players played the game with passion, enthusiasm and zeal. My heartiest congratulations to the winning team along with the young footballers selected from Delhi, through the scouting process. Young Heroes’ tournament has boosted up all the young students of the country with optimism and motivation to perform better and aim to play football for their country, in days to come.”

In its next destination- Ahmedabad, Young Heroes will continue the scouting program. Young Heroes is committed to elevate the level of football at the grassroots with the intent to give birth to the football heroes of future. The tournament will see over 100 days of activation programme across the participating schools. All through the tournament, around 45 boys will get selected to undergo a training camp, after which the best 16 will be handpicked by professional coaches to go on an international exposure trip to Spain.

Scouted Players from Delhi for further training – Shourya Verma (Amity International), Raja Udayan(Genesis Global School) and Parth Kothari (Delhi Public School, RK Puram)
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