MRF prevailed over Navelim Hockey Club 4-2 to emerge champions of 1st Goans Hockey Junior State Hockey Championship, at Fatorda. MRF led 1-0 at half time.
MRF forged ahead through Akash. In the second half, Navelim cam back strongly and scored through Adley Barbosa off a penalty corner.
Thereafter, both teams exhibited attacking hockey but both goalkeepers Clinton Silva of Navelim Hockey Club and Sheldon Remedious of MRF foiled the rival forwards attempts.
MRF scored two quick goals through Pandu and Roger to make it 3-1. Navelim Hockey fought back and reduced the margin through Arun. Roger drove the final nail into the rival coffin. [H]