Sreenidi Deccan FC qualify for knockout stage after topping Group E

1 January, Hyderabad: Sreenidi Deccan FC gave an impressive account of themselves in the Hero U-17 Youth Cup after qualifying as winners of Group E which was held at the Deccan Arena here from December 23 – 31, 2022. In a group comprising Mumbai City FC (Maharashtra), Jeppiar IT FC (Chennai), Gandhinagar FC (Gujarat) and Silvassa United FC (Dadra & Nagar Haveli), the young Deccan Warriors notched three wins and one draw from their four games.

In their opening match, Sreenidi Deccan FC drew 1-1 with Mumbai City FC with Naveen Davarla scoring for the home side. The second game saw the young Deccan Warriors defeat Jeppiar IT FC 3-0 thanks to goals from Om Motghare, Samarth Diwani and Shaik Sadaan in a strong second half performance. Sreenidi Deccan FC went from strength to strength as they trounced Silvassa United 4-0 in their third game with two goals each from Aiborlang and Kharon Subha. In the decisive final game of Group E, they overcame Gandhinagar FC 3-1 as Levis, Naveen and Samarth got on the scoresheet.