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Prabhat Vaarta lifts Press Club Reporters' Cup 2012-13

Posted on Dec 08, 11:54AM | UNI

Prabhat Vaarta Won Press Club Reporters' Cup 2012-13 beating two time Champion Sambaad Pratidin (1-0) in an exciting final match at Calcutta Referees' Association Ground today.

The victory for Prabhaat Vaarta came through tie-breaker after either of the teams failed to score during the regulation time which was dominated by Sambaad Pratidin who took a number of shots at the goal.

Vaarta's goalkeeper Rajesh Yadav stood firmly on the ground to foil all attempts by Sambaad Pratidin.

This was Prabhaat Vaarta's maiden participation in the prestigious tournament for the media houses of Kolkata, particularly the journalists.

Sambaad Pratidin was, however, given fair play trophy.

Surojit Chakraborty of the team also emerged as the highest scorer of the tournament for scoring three field goals.

Earlier, Prabhat Vaarta defeated Press Club A tem (1-0) in the first semifinal whereas Sambaad Pratidin beat Akhbaar-E-Mashriq(1-0) in the second semifinal via a fabulous field goal from Dulal Dey.

A total of 16 teams from various media organizations of Kolkata including UNI had shown interest to participate in this year's tournament.