The East Zone Inter University Football (Women) Tournament 2021-22 was organized by KISS – Deemed to be University under the aegis of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) from 13th – 15th Dec 2021.
The opening ceremony of the tournament was held on 13th December, 2021 morning at KISS Deemed to be University, Football Stadium and attended by Prof. Deepak Kumar Behera, Vice Chancellor, KISS – Deemed To Be University, Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Pro Vice Chancellor, KIIT – Deemed To Be University, Ms. Sradhanjali Samantaray, Former Captain Indian Women’s National Football Team & Head Coach Odisha Women’s Football Team & Prof. Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar, KIIT – Deemed To Be University & Dr. Prashant Ku. Routray, Registrar, KISS Deemed to be University.
A total of 530 participants from 25 universities are participating in this said event. A total of 13 matches were played today.
KIIT University won their match against Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa; KISS University won against Gauhati University & UTKAL University won against Sant Gahira Guru University, Chhattisgarh have won their respective matches.
In the second day of the tournament all the knock out matches were completed; Utkal University, Bhubaneswar beat BBA Bihar University in Pool A, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar beat Mizoram University in Pool B, Vidyasagar University, Kolkata beat Dibrugarh University in Pool C & University of Calcutta, Kolkata beat Ranchi University in Pool D to emerge as Pool Champions respectively.
All the teams played round robin matches to decide the Top 4 positions. All the winners Utkal University, KIIT University, Vidyasagar University & University of Calcutta have qualified for the All India Inter University Inter Zone Football (Women) Championship 2021-22 to be held at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu from 27th – 21st December 2021 which is a qualifying event for the “2nd Khelo India University Games 2022”.
|SL NO||NAME OF THE TEAM||RANK|
|1||VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY, WEST BENGAL||1ST POSITION|
|2||KIIT UNIVERSITY, BHUBANESWAR||2ND POSITION|
|3||UTKAL UNIVERSITY, BHUBANESWAR||3RD POSITION|
|4||UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA, KOLKATA||4TH POSITION|
- KIIT University Vs Vidyasagar University – Vidyasagar University won by 2-0 Goals.
- Utkal University Vs University of Calcutta – Match Drawn.
- KIIT University Vs University of Calcutta – KIIT University won by 2-0 Goals.
- Utkal University Vs Vidyasagar University – Vidyasagar University won by 1-0 Goals.
- KIIT University Vs Utkal University – Match Drawn.
- Vidyasagar University Vs University of Calcutta – Vidyasagar University won by 4-0 Goals.
The Valedictory Ceremony of East Zone Inter University Football (Women) Tournament 2021 was held at KIIT Football Stadium, Campus – 13.
The following Guest were present in the Valedictory Ceremony:
- Chief Guest – Prof. Deepak Kumar Behera, Vice Chancellor, KISS – Deemed To Be University, Bhubaneswar.
- Guest of Honor – Dr. Prashanta kumar routray, Registrar, KISS – Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar.
- Mr. Rudrakesh Jena, Deputy Director Sports, KISS – Deemed To Be University, Bhubaneswar.
All the players & officials from different universities thanked Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder KIIT & KISS & MP Kandhamal for providing excellent facilities (Accommodation, Food, Transportation & Field of Play) for the tournament.
Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder KIIT & KISS & Member of Parliament Kandhamal congratulated KIIT University Team for their performance. He also conveyed his best wishes to all the players who participated in the tournament & wished everyone all the best for their upcoming matches and future competitions.