Hyderabad: Hosts Sreenidhi Football Club defeated Reeds Football Academy 6-2 to win the Under 7 category of the AIFF Golden Baby League that was conducted to promote football at the grassroot level.
In the Under 9 section, Reeds Football Academy came up trumps as they defeated Genesis Football Academy with a 5-0 scoreline. However, Genesis Football Academy made amends by winning the Under 11 title. In the final, they got past Grass Root Football Academy 5-2.
As many as 36 teams registered for the League and were split into different categories: Under 7 — 7 teams, Under 9 — 13 teams and Under 11 — 16 teams.
The finals and closing ceremony was attended by Telangana Football Association president Dr Mohd Ali Rafath, TFA secretary G. P. Palguna, former captain of the Indian football team, executive director of Sreenidhi Football Club Abhijit Rao and Ryan Tawandas, Sreenidhi Sports Academy Director....