Young table soccer players clashed with International players in Abu Dhabi (UAE) in the UAE Masters Tournament 2019 Table Soccer and returned home with success. Team of Eagle Table Soccer Club, Fatehgarh Sahib represented India under the supervision of their coach, Mr. Ashok Kumar.
Student of Akal Academy, Bhunsla Simarpreet Kaur tasted success straightaway by acquiring the second position in the Junior Doubles competition. She had always been a sports enthusiast in school and her passion for table soccer was often noticed by her teachers. Nobody knew that this girl from a rural village in Haryana would bring pride to India with her brilliant performance on an International platform.
Teams from countries such as Germany, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Syria were also a part of the competition. Principal Gurjeet Kaur said, ” What can be learned from the ground, cannot be learned in the classroom. A strong emphasis is laid in on sports and every student is encouraged to be a part of some sports team. It not only empowers the youth but also instills higher self-esteem.”