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Hosts Punjabi University, Patiala triumph in finale of 2nd National Inter-University American Tackle Football Championship

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  The 2nd American Tackle Football All India Inter University Championship under the aegis of Elite Football League of India-University (EFLIU) and Association of Indian Universities (AIU) concluded a short while ago with hosts Punjabi University, Patiala triumphing in memorable fashion.   Punjabi University caps off magical run with win in finale The finale of the All India Inter University Tackle Football Championship was the exciting matchup between rival Punjab teams Chandigarh University, Mohali (CU) and Punjabi University, Patiala (PUP). The match began with no clear favourites since both teams had had dominant runs throughout the tournament. Both teams were defensive juggernauts and had not allowed a single touchdown by any team they played against. Both teams also had a star on the offensive end. CU’s quarterback Gurvinder had been instrumental in his team’s success with his accurate long passes. PUP’s running back Chawla was responsible for getting most of his team’s touchdowns by virtue of his speed and quickness.   The teams looked pumped up for the match during warm up, anxious to get on the field. Chandigarh University had the upper hand in the early going thanks to pinpoint from their quarterback which enabled them to gain yards…

Punjab teams to clash in finale of 2nd National Inter-varsity American Tackle Football Championship

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  The 2nd American Tackle Football All India Inter University Championship at Punjabi University, under the aegis of Elite Football League of India-University (EFLIU) and Association of Indian Universities (AIU), is set to showcase a summit clash between two home state teams.   Punjabi University, Patiala and Chandigarh University, Mohali Post Dominant Wins The 1st semifinal of the day took place with home team Punjabi University, Patiala (PUP) facing off against Osmania University, Hyderabad (OU). Osmania University was considered the underdogs, but no one was prepared for the devastation Punjabi University was about to send Osmania’s way. From the kickoff, PUP started with an intensity that OU simply could not match. OU’s team looked out of their depth, with their defensive unit getting shredded by PU’s offensive linemen. PU’s star running back, Chawla, scored 2 touchdowns in the 1st quarter itself and the game looked all but over at halftime with Punjabi University enjoying a 4 touchdown lead. PU did not let their huge lead affect their intensity and scored 2 more touchdowns. The semifinal ended up being the highest scoring game of the tournament so far, score being 39-0.   The 2nd semifinal between Chandigarh University, Mohali (CU) and…