Our Lady of Snows High School, Raia, defeated Marina English Medium High School 3-2 via the tie-breaker to win the U-13 football festival, organized by Salgaocar Football Club and Salcete Football Club. There was no score at full time.
In the tie-breaker, Abby, Riyaz and Jesico scored for Snows and Savio and Adrian scored for Marina HS.
The following individual prizes were given: Player of the Tournament: Savio D’Souza from Marina HS; Best Goalkeeper: Savio Pereira from Marina HS; Best Striker: Romario D’Costa from Marina HS; Best Midfielder: Abby Fernandes from Snows HS; Best Defender: Savio D’Sousa from
In a 3rd place-off match, Loyola High School defeated CRSC Navelim 4-3 via the tie-breaker.
Prizes were given away by the chief guest Ms Swati Salgaocar in presence of guests of honour, Mr David Booth, chief coach of Salgaocar FC, Mr Armando Colaco, chief coach of Dempo Sports Club, Mr Kathale from Bank of India and Mr Ramakrishna from Syndicate Bank.
In the skills competitions held on the sidelines of the tournament, Syndicate Bank Ball Juggling contest was won by Anthony Dylan D’Silva from Loyola High School and Bank of India sharp shooter contest was won by Travis D’Souza from CRSC, Navelim.
Quarter-final results: Loyola High School 6 (Johan 2, Sambard 3, Xavier) defeated Ave Maria A & W Club 1 (Menfred); CRSC Navelim 3 (Aaron 2, Ariston 1) defeated Blessed Joseph High School 1(Nikhil); Our Lady of Snows, Raia 4 defeated Cortalim Gymkhana 2 (tie-breaker); Marina English HS 3 defeated Fr Agnel HS, Pilar 2 (tie-breaker). Semi-finals: Marina High School, Verna 1 (Romario) defeated CRSC, Navelim 0; Our Lady of Snows, Raia 5 defeated Loyola HS 4 (tie-breaker). [NT]