boys winner




Boys U19 – Winner
Three Times in a Row

Denmark, July 9, 2017: The U10 Handball team of Apeejay School, Khargharwon the Dronninglund Cupfor the second consecutive year at the World Handball Tournament held at Denmark from 9th to 13th July 2017. The team had also participated in the Partille Cup Tournament at Sweden from 3rd to 9th July 2017 before proceeding to Denmark.

The team of nine students namely Walecha Shivansh, Khatib Afrah, Gaikwad Neha, Shah Arshiya, Upreti Ishaan, Soni Vamika, Jadhav Janhavi, Kumar Barkha and Kundar Niti performed admirably despite the strong competition and adverse weather conditions. They played a total of 9 matches against various international teams. Their relentless efforts enabled them to clinch the trophy by winning the final match against the host team, Denmark. Team work, perfect execution of strategies learnt and a ‘never-say-die’ attitude enabled the team to clinch this prestigious trophy.

The School Principal, Mrs. M.R. Shipley, who had accompanied the students, stated that such opportunities provide students a platform to learn about different cultures of the world and imbibe various values & skills which enable them to become global citizens. Mrs. Shipley thanked the Mumbai Handball Association for assisting in providing an opportunity to the students of the School to participate in this tournament thereby giving global exposure.

A grand felicitation was organised in the School to welcome the victorious team. Sweets were also distributed to staff and students of the School to mark this historic victory.