3rd Roots Sports Corporate - Futsal tournament - Hindu Retail Plus - Nov 21, 2008

Friday, Nov 21, 2008

3rd Roots Sports Corporate - Futsal tournament

The 3rd edition of Roots Sports Corporate Futsal Tournament held on 15th & 16th of November at Gymkhana ground saw 15 teams participate from various sectors like IT, Finance, Banking, BPO, Software etc for the ultimate corporate Futsal challenge in Hyderabad. The tournament was played in a league cum knockout format. In the group stage TCS the defending champion along with G E Money, Invensys, HSBC GLT, Microsoft, Genpact-B, Genpact-A, ADP, Bank of America-A, UBS, Oracle, Bank of America-B and Wells Fargo India competed. TCS, Microsoft, Genpact-A, ADP and Oracle topping the groups.

Genpact A won the Platinum cup defeating TCS, GE Money won the Gold Cup beating Genpact B and Bank of America - B defeated HSBC GLT to win the Silver Cup.

Andy (G E Money) was adjudged the best Goal Keeper of the tournament for his outstanding glove work. James (G E Money) with 9 goals in 4 matches was the highest goal scorer of the tournament.

At the end of the day soccer was the ultimate winner as all the teams had a great day and fun on the ground. Roots Sports, started in January 2007 is a sport management firm with offices currently in Bangalore & Hyderabad. The main focus of Roots Sports is on conceptualizing and managing sports events across the country. Roots Sports caters to the corporate executives by initiating inter corporate sports tournaments. With companies trying to create a relaxed work atmosphere for its employees, sports activities go a long way in fostering team spirit and enhancing employee loyalty. Besides corporate sports, Roots Sports is involved with football at school and grassroots level.