Team consisting of the students of the NLC Boys’Higher Secondary School (NLC BHSS) have qualified to participate in the Subroto Mukerji Cup International Foot Ball Tournament representing Tamilnadu State during the month of September, 2016 at New Delhi. The Tournament is being conducted by the Indian Air Force and Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
The team that had qualified in 1st place (in foot ball) at the Republic Day Sports Meet conducted by the Education Department of the Government of Tamilnadu will represent the State at the Subroto Mukherji Cup International Football Tournament. Similarly, the teams that have qualified from different states will compete. Participants from countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan and Khazhakisthan, Sri Lanka also participate in this tournament. The tournament is slated to be conducted at Dr. Ambedkar Sports Stadium at New Delhi, during the month of September, 2016.
The team of NLC BHSS is partiicpating for the third time in the tournament, as the boys had won The State Meet in the year 2000, 2009. Having secured first place in the State of Tamilnadu by defeating LKS Higher Secondary School, Kayalpattinam in the 58th Republic Day Sports Meet this year, the team qualifies for the International Tournament for the third time.
The team had participated in tournaments at 6 State and District level, winning three first places, two second places and one fourth place. Selvan N. Sivamani represented Tamilnadu in the National School ames Federation of India Football Tournament in U-14 Category and Selvan S. Hemanathan represented the State in the National Sub-Junior Foot Ball Tournament in U-17 Category.
INDIAN FOOTBALL TEAM
Special mention has to be made about the NLC BHSS in their contribution by sponsoring the best foot ball players to the Indian Team. Shri Raman Vijayan, Shri V.P. Satish Kumar, Shri D. Ravanan, Shri D. Ganesh, Alumnus of this institution have played in many tournaments representing the Indian foot ball team. Shri Ravanan and Shri Ganesh are participating at Pune and Chennai respectively in the Indian Super League Football Tournament.
BASKET BALL TEAM
The Basket Ball team of NLC BHSS competed with 17 others in the State Level 58th Republic Day Basket Ball Tournament at Vellore and subsequently won the Chennai team to settle for the third place. Selvan R. Prasanth won Gold in the Discus Throw at Chennai in the Chennai Zone level of the Chief Minister’s Trophy. Coaches of the school Shri D.Johnson, (Foot Ball) and Shri S.M. Kumaran, (Basket Ball) and Shri P.James (Athletics) are giving their best for the growth of the players.
FIRST IN SPORTS ACTIVITIES
Students of Neyveli are performing well both in studies and sports. 7 Students of NLC BHSS ave represented the State at the National Level Athletic Championship and 59 students represented the District at the State Level Competition and won number of medals.
NLC GIRLS H.S. SCHOOL
17 Students of the NLC Girls Higher Secondary School have represented the State in Athletics, Football, Kabadi, Kho-Kho, Hockey, Yoga, Football Tennis events at the National Level and 20 of them represented at the State level Tournament and won number of medals.