Candolim enter quarters

Candolim Sports Club rallied to beat PVC Parra 7-5 via the tie-breaker to storm into the quarter-finals of North Goa  Honey Bee Friendship  Cup inter-village football tournament organized by Quitula Sports Club at Quitula ground, Saturday. Candolim were trailing 1-2 at half time.

Candolim took the lead  in the 5th minute through Bapa Pednekar off Kleiba D’Souza. However, their joy was shortlived as Tyson Fernandes nodded home the equaliser in the 9th minute via a flag kick taken by Tyson Fernandes.

In the 20th minute, Joaquim Pacheco made it 2-1 for Parra.

Candolim regrouped and Bapa Pednekar restored parity in the 55th minute. Candolim wre awarded a spot  kick  which was converted by Stanley D’Silva.

Parra levelled  the score  through a penalty which was converted by Weldon.

In the tie-breaker, Bapa Pednekar, Manuel Crasto, Stanley D’Silva, Anthony Fernandes were on target for Candolim while Joaquim, Pacheco, Rohit Pinto netted for Parra.

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