Putuo girls’ football team was crowned the champion after winning the final of the 13th National Student Sports Games held in Hangzhou yesterday.
The style and teamwork of the young players from Shanghai Caoyang No.2 Middle School beat their powerful rivals from Hainan.
It is a tradition in Putuo to cultivate football talents. Girls’ teams, especially, are strong in Caoyang No.2 Middle School, Meilong Middle School and Jinshajiang Road Primary School.
In July this year, the district was recognized as a “national school football pilot zone” by the Ministry of Education.