Fr Agnelo YSC win Honey Bee Friendship Cup

MARGAO: Fr Agnelo Youth Sports Club, Paroda emerged champions of the Honey Bee Friendship Cup football tournament beating Candolim SC 4-3 in the tie-breaker in the mega finals played at Rosary Church grounds on Saturday.

The tournament was organised by Salcete Football Club.

Candolim SC held the upper hand in almost both the sessions of play and B Sagar almost scored the winner during the regulation time. Fr Agnelo lads put some pressure during the counter moves and in the last few minutes of play they could have come out winners but their strikers missed the chances from close distance.

Edwin D’Costa, Shelton Dias, Marcus Costa and Alvito D’Costa scored accurately for Fr Agnelo in the shootout while Sigmond Pereira, Jalif Gomes and Stanely D’Silva found the mark for the Candolim team.

Chief minister Mr Manohar Parrikar, GFA president Mr Shrinivas Dempo, Fisheries Minister Mr Avertano Furtado,Velim MLA Mr Benjamin D’Silva gave away the prizes.