LPU thrashes Amity University to reach Quarter Final of North Zone Inter-university Football (Men) Championship

The ongoing North Zone Inter-University Football (Men) Championship 2012-13, which is being organised at Lovely Professional University, under the aegis of AIU (Association of India Universities), witnessed electrifying contests among teams from all across North India to secure berth in the quarter finals of the tournament. The Saturday morning witnessed huge rush in the University stadium, where in the home team of Lovely Professional University was cheered by a crowd of nearly 10,000 students from LPU.  The Pool A match saw LPU thrashing Amity University by a score of 2-1. Massi Dusu and Aman Chhetri of LPU scored goal for their team in the first and second half which has now gone into the quarters and will play with PTU for a slot in the quarter final. PTU is the defending champions of the tournament, having won gold in last year. In another clash of Pool B, Delhi University defeated Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar with a score of 4-0.  In another match played between Aligarh Muslim University vs Jamia Milia Islamia; Jamia Milia Islamia won with a score of 2-0. The fourth match featured Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa vs Kurukshetra University. In this match both the teams unable to make any goal and played for plenty shoot out. Again there was tie breaker and finally in a second tie breaker Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa defeat Kurukshetra University by a margin of 1-0.

Massi Dusu of LPU, on his success in securing the goal for the host team, said, “I have played football in my home country in Africa for long, but playing in India for my University LPU has been a matter of pride for me. I am so ecstatic that I contributed in the success of my team over arch rivals Amity. I will try to continue with my good run in forthcoming games as well.”