Guardian Angel Sports Club defeated Wilred Leisure Sports Club of Curtorim via the tie-breaker 6-4 in the finals of Chinchinim Deussua Panchayat Cup football tournament 2012 organised by CRCC at Chinchinim church ground, Sunday. The teams were level 2-2 at full time.
Alson Fernandes put Guardian Angel into the lead in the 17th minute. Three minutes later, they scored the second goal through Clifford Diniz.
Tony Dias of Wilred reduced the margin in the 26th and Sertorio Monteiro equalised in the 14th minute of the second half. n the tie-breaker, Wilred’s Bruno Fernandes and Melvin Fernandes scored. Guardian Angel were successful through Joe Colaco, Alson Fernandes,Vikram More, Marcos D’Costa.
Guardian Angel were richer by Rs 30,000 while Wilred Leisure had to be content with Rs 20,000. Jovial Coutinho of Guardian Angel was adjudged best goalkeeper of the final while Bruno Fernandes of Wilred won the best player of the final award.
SAFF general secretary and former AIFF general secretary Alberto Colaco (Salcete FC)
was the chief guest and gave away the prizes.
Sabrina Dias, Fr Armando D’Souza were the guests of honour. Chinchinim panchayat members were the special invitees.
The principal office-bearers of CRCC, Filipe Neri Rodrigues (president), Joe Dias (organizing chairman), Constancio Fernandes (general secretary), Valentio Barreto (treasurer), Maurcio Afonso (Dempo coach), former football stalwarts Catao Fernandes and Felix Baretto were among those present.
Filipe Neri welcomed. Seby Soares proposed the vote of thanks. The function was compered by Agnelo Xavier. In all, 16 teams participated. [H]