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FOOTBALL TEAM

FOOTBALL TEAM


The popularity of Football in college has grown in the last few years and it has attracted the girls in college to take up the game. In 2014-15 the interested students got together to learn the skills and a Morning Coaching Programme was introduced where the Department of Physical Education took the responsibility to introduce the game in the form of play.

In 2015-2016 the Department that this recreational activity needed to be given a better platform and therefore the group was given the opportunity to play friendlies against girls teams in and around Delhi. These were organized to enable the girls learn and develop playing ability apart from giving them valuable match-like experiences. While some of the results were favorable, the losses left the group with lessons on how to better their playing ability.

St Stephen’s College Invitational Women’s Football Festival

As the group did not have enough players to play the regular Delhi University organized events like the Inter Collegiate Competitions, a Women’s Football Festival was organized from 28th to 31st March 2016 in the college.

The Girls who donned the colours to play in the Invitational Festival 2015-16 are as given below:

STEPHEN’S DOVES FOOTBALL TEAM

1 MARIAM CHERIAN  III MATHS (H)
2 NIKITA NAGPAL (CAPTAIN) III ECONOMICS (H)
3 DAISY MATHEW                                       III ECONOMICS (H)
4 NIHIRIKA ALVA                                         III ECONOMICS (H)
5 IRENE SINCLAIR                                       II BA PROGRAM
6 KIM BEATRICE                                          II BA PROGRAM
7 AAYESHA VERMA                                     II BA PROGRAM
8 SWARNIM BHARDWAJ                   II BA PROGRAM
9 ADYA MAKKAR                                         II BA PROGRAM
10 KIYOMI TAKANO                                       I PHILOSOPY (H)
11 MERCY TOMAR                                         II B.SC PROGRAM

This festival was open to colleges and teams that were popularizing the game within Amateurs. A Total of Six teams participated in the Festival. The results of the host team are as given below:

First Round – (League format)

Match 1: St Stephen’s Doves  0 – 0   Delhi Technical University
Match 2: St Stephen’s Doves 1 – 0    Indraprastha University

Final

Match 5: St Stephen’s Doves 0-2     Kamla Nehru College

Football (Men)

The St Stephen’s College’s Men team is another hard working squad of the boys that has caught the attention of the college due to a string of successes last year and most importantly the inclusive policy that forms the basic philosophy of team building. The team comprises of 75 percent of the side who are non-sports merit admission but work hard on the college grounds under the tutelage and training of the Department of Physical Education.

The year 2015-16 witnessed the following students representing college in different competitions:

1 Suryansh                                                      II Eco (H)
2 Sam Simte II Eco (H)
3 Anmol R Bhasin II B.Sc (Prog)
4 Chakrapani S Rathore                              II History (H)
5 Jacob Joseph          (Secretary)               III Philosophy (H)
6 Thinmein Thui                                           III Eco (H)
7 Nitin Joshi    I B.A (Prog)
8 Rohan S Pereira II History (H)
9 Ude Sandhu   II Philosophy (H)
10 Dilsher S Sandhu II B.A (Prog)
11 Aditya Vir Roy I History (H)
12 Lanu Kumzuk Aier (CAPTAIN)  III Eco (H)
13 Medun Kansohwa I Mathematics (H)
14 Nirbhay Nanda II B.A (Prog)
15 Arindam Debnath II B.Sc (Prog)
16 Danish II History (H)
17 Ansh II Mathematics (H)
18 Sanjeev Sikri II B.A (Prog)
19 Silas II Mathematics (H)

Inter College Competition

In the Inter College Football Tournament, organized by the University of Delhi at the Polo Grounds, in November 2015, the college team made an early exit due to a first round loss to the Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (IGIPESS), Delhi. The nail-biting fixture witnessed the college team take the lead and then unfortunately losing the game in the final five minutes.

St Stephen’s College 1 vs 2 IGIPESS

Inter Varsity Selections:

Dilsher Singh Sandhu of II B.A (Prog) continued to be the shining hope of the team as he continued with his impressive performance of last year as he was a member of the Delhi University Football Team for the second year in a row. He was also among the final 25 shortlisted for the prestigious Santosh Trophy but could not replicate his final selection for the Delhi State Team as he had done in 2014-15. The college also suffered a serious blow as he was unable to play for the college in tournaments apart from the Inter College due to a serious ankle injury.

State Level

The college boys continued their good form on the grounds across Delhi and the NCR. The Delhi Soccer Association affiliate Clubs promoting Semi Professional, Professional and Amateur players have been scouting talented players across the University. It is a matter of immense pride that Rohan Shane Pereira of IInd Year History has been taken as player by Young Men Football Club. The Young Men FC finished III in the Super League of the DSA Championship – for Senior Division.

Dilsher Singh Sandhu of IInd Year B.A Prog has been taken as player by Shastri Football Club. The Shastri FC is a registered clubin the Super League of the DSA Championship – for Senior Division.

In the SRCC Invitational Football Tournament held in Feb 2016, the college had an impressive record as given below:

1st Match :  St Stephens College 3-0 SSB College
2nd Match: St Stephens College 1-0 Hindu College
3rd Match: St Stephens College 2-0 Kirori Mal College

Semi Final:

St Stephens College 1-1 Sri Venkateshwara College

Match decided on Penalties where Sri Venkateshwara College won 4-3

The College Team took part in the VIPS Invitational Football Tournament organized at the DDA Sports Complex in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, in February 2016. The team’s performance had made them the favorites to claim the championship title, but the run came to a halt when four of its main players were injured. This heavy causality resulted in the team bowing out to Shivaji College by a solitary Goal in the Semi Final Round.

The results of the matches are as given below:

First Round – (League format)

1st Match :  St Stephens College 1 – 1   GGIPES
2nd Match: St Stephens College 4 – 1   Shivaji College
3rd Match: St Stephens College 4 – 0   Amity University (Dept. Team)

Quarter-Finals

Match 4: St Stephens College 1 – 1  Dayal Singh College (E)

Semi-Finals

Match 5: St Stephens College 0-1     Shivaji College

St Stephen’s College Invitational Inter College Football Tournament 2015-16.

The College organized the IInd edition of the St Stephen’s College Invitational Football Tournament for Men from 17th March to 22nd March 2016. A total of 8 teams were invited in the tournament.

St. Stephen’s College emerged Champions beating the College Alumni Team in the final.

This Victory was a cherished episode for the college as this is the first time that the College team has won the Championship Title of the home tournament.

The results of the matches are as given below:

First Round – (League format)

1st Match :  St Stephens College 0 – 0   Hindu College
2nd Match: St Stephens College 4 – 0    Hansraj College
3rd Match: St Stephens College 4 – 0   VIPS College (IP University)

Semi-Finals

Match 4: St Stephens College 1 – 1  Delhi College of Arts and Commerce

Final

Match 5: St Stephens College  5-0     St Stephen’s College Alumni

Best Player Awards:

1 Best Goalkeeper  Suryansh
2 Best Defender Jacob Joseph
3 Best Mid fielder Nishant Sharma and Rohan Pereira
4 Top Scorer Award Anmol Rattan Bhasin
CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE
SOCIETIES
The self-motivated and ceaseless activities of over two dozen clubs and societies constitute a very important part of College life and offer a large variety of avenues for self expression. For each subject there is a Society that sponsors extra-curricular lectures and discussion and, in general, tries to stimulate interest in the subject. There are many other academic and cultural society and clubs covering wide range of activities, such as debating, dramatics, mountaineering, film and music appreciation, social service, photography and electronics.
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CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE
SOCIETIES
The self-motivated and ceaseless activities of over two dozen clubs and societies constitute a very important part of College life and offer a large variety of avenues for self expression. For each subject there is a Society that sponsors extra-curricular lectures and discussion and, in general, tries to stimulate interest in the subject. There are many other academic and cultural society and clubs covering wide range of activities, such as debating, dramatics, mountaineering, film and music appreciation, social service, photography and electronics.
E-CORNER
INSTITUTIONAL SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Please complete all application procedures for Undergraduate Courses
on/before 17TH JUNE, 2016
[Click anywhere to close]
All technical related queries can be sent to
it@ststephens.edu
INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL (IQAC)