Roshni Gopani leads Sharada Mandir to TT title
Roshni Gopani, captain of the table tennis team of Sharada Mandir High School, Miramar led her team, comprising of Dalilah Furtado, Shweta Salelkar and Shikha Desai, to winning the first place in the State level secondary school sports organised by Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs.
Roshni’s team trounced Deepvihar HS 3-1 to emerge victorious in Under 17 girls State level Secondary school TT at Indoor stadium,Campal.
Results: Roshni Gopani of Sharada Mandir school routed Shymoli Souza 11-6,11-7,12-10; Dalilah lost to Kefira Rodrigues 4-11,3-11,5-11; Shweta Salelkar bt Alisha Chandran 11-8,11-6,11-8.The reverse match was interesting as Roshni Gopani once again proved her superiority in TT, smashing back from one set down to win her match comfortably against Kefira Rodrigues 9-11, 11-5,11-8,11-7, hence once again Sharada Mandir lifted the winners trophy.
Earlier Sharada Mandir had defeated Mustifund HS 3-0 at the taluka level finals and at the District level defeated G S Amonkar Vidya Mandir 3-1 at Peddem, Mapusa.
Sharada Mandir School team has thus emerged as champions in table tennis in girls category under Roshni’s captaincy for the year 2009-10 under 14 years, 2010-11 under 14 yrs, 2011-12 under 17yrs and 2012-13 under 17yrs consecutively for the last 4 years which is a great achievement. [NT]