Curtorim Gym edge Rising Stars 2-1

Playing at their usual best, Curtorim Gymkhana registered a 2-1 victory against Rising Stars of Vasco and moved into the quarter-finals of 13th Fr Basilio Andrade memorial football tournament, played at Musson grounds, Friday. At half time, Curtorim Gymkhana were leading 2-0 with goals coming from the boots of Manuel Castana (10th) and Francis Rodrigues (20th). Rising Stars of Vasco reduced the margin through Satish Honnawarker in the 56th minute of the second session. Curtorim Gymkhana began on a fast pace and scored quite early into the match when midfielder Mauvin Colaco ran down the left flank and squared the ball to better placed Manuel Castano who unleashed a powerful shot to beat the Rising Star keeper Chettan. [NT]