Hindustan Times: Loyola’s Fifa-standard pitch puts city football on a new turf

Punes’ Loyola High School added a fresh chapter to its sporting history with a Fifa-standard natural grass football pitch, now ready for play.

Backed by former-principal Fr.Nelton Thomas and industrialist Atul Kirloskar, chairman of an eight-man Loyola Sport Vision (LSV) committee, the four-inch sand-based pitch, backed with an auto popup irrigation system and a slit-drain drainage system, is a first-of-its-kind at any school in the city.

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