Naranpoi crush St Anthony’s Dessua
A fine brace by striker Scanny enabled Naranpoi Sports Club to crush St Anthony’s Dessua 5-0 and sail into the quarter-finals of Chinchinim Villagers football tournament organized by Union of Chinchinim Villagers at church ground, Chinchinim, Wednesday. Naranpoi led 3-0 at half time.
Naranpoi began on a bright note and forged ahead when Scanny slotted past the rival goalkeeper with a snap shot off a pass from Denzil.
Spurred by the early goal, Naranpoi tormented he rival defence with raids and
kept their opponents on the defensive for a major part of the game. In the 10th minute, Denzil doubled the lead when his stiff shot crashed into the net.
There was no respite for St Anthony’s as Clyde converted a spot kick to make it 3-0.
Post resumption, Naranpoi continued to attack and did not allow their opponents off the hook. Scanny registered his brace after he slotted the ball past the rival goalkeeper off a pass from Clyde.
Washinton Fernandes drove the final nail into the rival coffin late in the second half.
Jovino Fernandes of St Anthony’s was declared the man-of-the-match. [H]