The 62nd edition of the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament is scheduled to take place starting from 19th September 2023.
- A total of 109 teams representing 27 States and Union Territories will participate in the tournament.
- The tournament includes Under-17 Junior Boys and Girls competitions to be held in Delhi and Gurugram, along with an Under-14 Sub Junior Boys Competition set in Bengaluru.
- The primary goal of the tournament is to promote football at the grassroots level, as mentioned by Air Marshal R K Anand and Vice Chairman Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society during a press conference in New Delhi.
- Teams from Bangladesh and Nepal will also take part in the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament.
- The tournament is named after Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee, who initiated the idea to promote sports at the grassroots level.
- The Subroto Cup is a prestigious annual inter-school football tournament that began in 1960.
- It features champion school teams from all Indian states as well as teams from foreign countries, making it a unique and competitive event.
Q.: Which age groups participate in the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament?
A. U-14 years and U-17 years
B. U-16 years and U-19 years
C. U-18 years and U-21 years
D. U-20 years and U-23 years
Ans : A. U-14 years and U-17 years