The Jamshedpur Golden Baby League was at its free-flowing best once again on Sunday morning as Carmel Junior College made up for past defeats by beating Hill Top School 7-0 in the U11 category of the Baby League.
It was Carmel Alphas who picked up the huge win for their school, scoring goals for fun against Hill Top School Greenwood Jamshedpur and being solid at the back to take home the points in front of their parents and coaches.
The second edition of the Jamshedpur Golden Baby League 2023, hosted by Jamshedpur FC in conjunction with the Jharkhand Football Association (JFA) and Jharkhand Sporting Association (JSA) has been divided into U5, U7, U9, U11 and U13 categories for the benefit of kids across the city.
The 10-month-long tournament will be held every Sunday morning at the Archery ground at JRD Tata Sports Complex to nurture development and add to the existing grassroots school program run by the club during the week after school hours.
The Baby League has attracted large crowds and a huge number of students continuously since its inception in late February, and this Sunday saw one of its highest numbers yet, with a total of 126 students participating across age categories at the JRD Tata Sports Complex.
The U7 and U5 categories saw the highest numbers this week, with 30 students participating in each category, while 19 students took part in the U11 category, 29 in the U9s, and 18 students in the U13 category.
The U5s played four matches, U7s played three matches, two matches were played by the U9s, while one each was played in the U11s and U13s.
The following are the results from Week 9 of the Jamshedpur Golden Baby League:
U5 category: HTS Stars 6-0 Barbie Girls
U5 category: Sagar Star 2-2 Veer Star
U5 category: Little Rockers HTS 8-6 Three Star
U5 category: Rocky Star 7-2 Blue Ranger
U7 category: Fighting Duck 0-2 JPS Rainbow
U7 category: Queen FC 2-4 Black Dragon
U7 category: Hill Top School Little Challengers Jamshedpur 2-4 JPS Jaguars
U9 category: Carmel Eagles 0-5 Ronaldo Hill Top School Jamshedpur
U9 category: Loyola Power Rangers 2-0 JPS Warriors
U11 category: Carmel Alphas 7-0 Hill Top School Greenwood Jamshedpur
U13 category: Loyola Soccer School Jamshedpur 2-4 JPS Soccer 9’s