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CBSE OMAN CLUSTER FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT-2018 DECLARED OPEN AT IS SALALAH
“Not only does CBSE take care of the academic needs of lakhs of students, it also makes sure that the students actively participate in sports and cultural activities through CBSE Sports, ensuring the overall development of the student.” To reach out this goal, CBSE Oman Cluster Football Tournament is held in Oman every year along with various other sports events.
The 21st October 2018, Sunday is marked with great joy and contentment as twelve Indian schools from all over Oman including the host school- Indian School Salalah are competing in CBSE Oman Cluster Football Tournament-2018.
To mark the day all the participants assembled in the lush green school football ground along with their coaches and CBSE Observer for Oman Chapter Mr. Sajit Kumar , (Indian School Mabela).
The School Choir welcomed the guests with its melodious ‘welcome’ song. After the welcome song, the Head Girl presented a bouquet of flowers to the chief guest of the day Dr. Syed Ahsan Jamil, the Acting President of School Management Committee of Indian School Salalah. Dr. Abubacker Siddique, Chairman – Sports Sub-committee and Member SMC ISS, formally welcomed the gathering. In his speech he said that games and sports are not only important in the school life but they carry equal importance in every walk of life.
The tournament was inaugurated and declared open by Dr. Syed Ahsan Jamil, the Acting President of SMC. He in his address welcomed all the contingents of the Oman CBSE Cluster Football Tournament 2018, their coaches and teachers and he told that Indian School Salalah is proud to host such tournaments. He said “It is very important to know that once you are playing you play with sportsmanship and one must not just play for victory but one must play for excellence.”
Thereafter all the participants swore that they would respect and abide by the rules that govern them, in the true spirit of sportsmanship and for the glory of sport during the Oath Taking Ceremony administered by Mr. T R Brown, the Principal.
The football tournament started off with its first match between IS Ibri and IS Sur, under 17 category at Indian School Salalah football ground along with parallel match played between IS Ghubra and IS Muscat under 19 category at Al – Ethihad Club Salalah.
CBSE Oman Cluster Football Tournament-2018 is a two days’ event; the finals will be played on 22nd Oct, Monday at Indian School Salalah football ground