HYDERABAD: Hyderabad Globe recorded a 3-0 win over EME Centre in the SAAP Premier League prize money football tournament at the Gymkhana ground here on Thursday.
Meka put Globe ahead in the 16th minute with a fine solo effort. Within two minutes, Christopher was in the scoring act, dribbling his way past a few defenders before slamming a powerful right-footer.
In the second session, Nizamuddin completed the tally for the winner.
In another match, SAI (Kurnool) and AOC Centre were locked in a goalless draw.
Big win for St. Andrew’s
A brace each by Nagarjuna, Ravikanth and Sohail helped St. Andrew’s High School score an 8-0 win over Pallavi Model School in the fourth Dr. John de Souza inter-school football tournament at Bowenpally here.
Clinton Amalraj, son of former India captain Victor Amalraj, and Arbaaz struck once each to complete the tally for the winner.
In another match, St. Patrick’s HS scored a solitary-goal win over St.Theresa’s HS with Nehal’s fine solo effort turning out to be the match-winner.
St. Joseph’s HS (Trimulgherry) recorded a 2-0 win over Gitanjali HS with Kevin and John Rodricks scoring the goals.
Swaroop beats Gautam
Anand Swaroop defeated Gautam 9-2 in the above-45 singles preliminary round of the Dr. V. Ramdas memorial seniors tennis tournament here.
Above-45: K.S. Raju bt Srinivas 9-6; Anand Swaroop bt Gautam 9-2; M.V. Swamy bt Pattabhi Raman 9-0.
Above-55: Singles: Radha bt Ankaiah 9-7; P.V. Rao bt S. Samuel 9-4. Doubles: N.R. Karunakar/ Krishna Murthy bt S.D. Kumar/ Narasimha Rao 9-2; A. Rambabu/ Radha bt Mohan Raju/ Madhusudhan 9-4; P.V. Rao/ M.M. Singh bt R. Surendran/ K.K. Rao 9-0; D.S.N. Raju/ Appala Raju bt Panduranga Murthy/ Hansa 9-4; Sairam Babu/ Nageshwar Rao bt A. Srinivas Rao/ Harnath Prasad 9-3.
Above-65: Singles: Chalapathi Rao bt Suresh Sahay 9-2; Somalingam bt C.K. Rama Rao 9-3. Doubles: R. Samuel John/ B. Ramesh bt Harinath/ S. Sahay 9-6; T. Sridhar/ C.B. Raju bt Chalapathi Rao/ C. Anand 9-1; K.S. Nath/ Padma Raju bt Raghava Rao/ Bapi Raju 9-3; C.K. Rama Rao/ Subba Rao bt Sri Hari Raju/ D.D.R. Reddy 9-2.