Silicon Cup: Football


Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar hosted its 9th annual Inter College Sports Meet 2015-16, its Football Tournament held from 1st February 2016 to 4th February 2016. 16 teams participated in this tournament including several major college and university teams of our state. Lead by Team Captain Shraban Behera Bhaiya, our university football team won the tournament beating Institute of Technical Education and Research, Bhubaneswar (ITER) in a nail-biting final game. The scoreboard still read 0-0 at the end of 50 minutes. Finally VSSUT won in the sudden-death penalty shootout.

VSSUT dominated the entire tournament occupying the top of the table during the league matches. Beating PMEC Berhampur 3-1; GITA Bhubaneswar 2-0, Centurion Institute of Technology 0-0 (penalty shoot-out). In the quarter finals, VSSUT beat GEC, Bhubaneswar by 1-0, roping in a crucial win. The Semi-Final match against Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar was won by VSSUT in the penalty shootout. Without suffering a single loss in the entire tournament Team VSSUT emerged victorious adding another trophy and conquest in the name of our university football team.

With a rock solid defense and a brutal offence the team is gaining momentum aiming for even bigger and more competitive tournaments in the near future.

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