OOB football team kicked off their season with under 10 tournament at the KGS, Dubai held from 10th to 14th February, 2019.
The match began at a high tempo with the team taking an early lead in the first round against the Heritage School, Dubai who in the last fixture lost at 2-0.
The team of OOB were able to respond quickly to the Winchester School, Jebel Ali, with a phenomenal team goal which had every player involved, finally slotting away the opponent with a score of 3-1 leading to the Finals. The Winchester School took the initiative and went 2-1 up, extending the lead shortly afterwards to make it 3-1.
In the finals, the team of OOB looked beaten but saw a glimmer of hope when they made it 1-1 only to have their hopes dashed as the host team scored the winner just before full time.
In a game which was played in great spirit, the team of OOB comprising of Sai Arvind (5J), Joseph Francis Tony (4E), Nazan Mohammed (5J), Ayaan Mohamned (5J), Aswin Ajith (5B), Gokul Balu (5I), Zahi Faisal (5H), Mithil Pramod (5K), Kailashnath (5J) and Reagan Manoj (5B) under the coaching of Mr.Kajal Nandi takes privilege to hold their heads up high as the Runners up and to have competed in such a hard fought and closely contested game.