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Handball Heroes: Mumbai team triumphs in DSO tournament

Talent meets tenacity for victory



Sports and fitness play a pivotal role in the holistic development of young minds. They not only contribute to physical well-being but also instill discipline, teamwork, and a competitive spirit. Engaging in sports helps students build character, resilience, and a sense of achievement. Recognising this, Apeejay School, Kharghar in Navi Mumbai, has consistently focused on the importance of sports in their curriculum.

The Triumph in DSO Handball Tournament:

The school’s sporting prowess was on full display as their Under-19 Handball team emerged victorious in the highly competitive DSO Handball Tournament held at Vibgyor School. This remarkable achievement showcases the dedication, teamwork, and talent that these young athletes have poured into their training and competition. The team achieved the feat by scoring 8-5.

The Challenge of Handball:

Handball, a fast-paced and physically demanding sport, requires exceptional coordination, agility, and strategic thinking. It demands rigorous training and a deep understanding of the game’s nuances. The Apeejay team, under the guidance of their coaches, rose to this challenge admirably, displaying commendable skill and sportsmanship throughout the tournament.

The Heroes of Apeejay School:

The victory owes much to the stellar performance of each team member. The roster reads like a who’s who of Handball talent: Aditya Padhi, Atibhu Arya, Kushagrh Kansal, Aaditya Mathur, Harshit Patil, Aryaman Negi, Atharvva Zore, Aaryan Patel, Manjosh Singh, Lance Royce Fernandes, Atharv Bhagwat, Sarthak Prabh, Piyush Kumar, Tanmay Sinha, and Harsh Dhankhar. These young athletes exhibited not only remarkable technical proficiency but also an unyielding spirit that propelled them to victory. Their seamless coordination on the field, quick thinking, and unwavering determination set them apart as a force to be reckoned with.

Congratulating the team, Head of the Sports Department of the school, Mr Devendra said, “Hard work and dedication have paid off, and students have proven that excellence truly prevails. Well done on this fantastic achievement!”

The triumph of Apeejay School, Kharghar in the DSO Handball tournament stands as a testament to the students’ unwavering dedication, tireless efforts, and exceptional teamwork. Their victory not only brings glory to the school but also inspires their peers and underlines the significance of sports in shaping young minds. The coaches, mentors, and parents who supported them along the way also deserve special mention for their invaluable contributions.

As the school basks in the glory of this achievement, it looks forward to even greater heights in the world of sports, knowing that the spirit of determination and the pursuit of excellence will continue to guide these young athletes in all their endeavours. 

Mrini Devnani is a Principal Correspondent and Marketing Coordinator at Newsroom. She covers student achievements, conducts interviews, and contributes content to the website. Previously, she served as a Correspondent specialising in Edu-tech for the India Today Group. Her skill areas extend to Social Media and Digital Marketing. For any inquiries or correspondence, you can reach out to her at [email protected].