Free Press Journal

Mekhla shocks Pooja


Mumbai : A determined14-year-old Mekhla Ambekar of R.N.Podar (Santacruz west) displayed exceptional skills and focus as she shocked the top seeded Pooja Kachare 21-15, 21-17 to win the under-16 girls’ title in the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) inter-school badminton tournament hosted by Bombay Gymkhana and Badminton Gurukul.

In the boys’ under-16 final, the second seeded Aditya Desai of Utpal Sanghvi global school (Juhu) defeated Dhruv Patel 21-13, 21-19 to emerge victorious.