Sri Venkateswara College scored a resounding 2-1 victory over Zakir Hussain College to win the Inter Delhi University football tournament. The series of matches hosted by Bhagat Singh College and College of Vocational Studies spanned over 2 weeks and saw 40 colleges battling it out for ultimate glory. Sri Venkateswara College created history by winning the DU title for the first time as they overcame defending champions Zakir Hussain twice in the tournament, one of them coming in a hard fought final.
SVC cruised through the quarterfinal league as they beat Zakir Hussain and IGIP 2-0 and 5-0 respectively and drew with Ram Lal Anand College 2-2 to top their group. SVC later went on to demolish arch rivals SRCC 4-0 in the semifinals. Sanil Makhija of SVC finished the top scorer with a tally of 16 goals in 8 matches. Rakshit Kumar, goalkeeper of renowned Delhi club Shimla Youngs was the standout performer in the final which included him pulling off crucial saves in injury time.
Sri Venkateswara College 4-0 SRCC
Motilal Nehru College(E) 1-1 Zakir Hussain College (Zakir won on penalties)
Sri Venkateswara College 2-1 Zakir Hussain College