Panchawadi down Salcete 2-1


Panchawadi U registered a 2-1 win against Salcete Football Club in the GFA U-18 Salcete Zone football tournament played at Curtorim grounds on Monday.
Both the teams dished out a good brand of football as the teams played a fast paced match.
The teams depended on the short passes and occasionally relied on the long ball. The youngsters accelerated with the ball, which rolled on from one end to the other in both the sessions of play.
Though Salcete appeared dangerous in most of their moves, it was the Panchwadi team that finally emerged winners after Aaron John D’Costa and Menson Rodrigues scored beautiful goals.
Salcete pulled one back when Roger Goes bulged the nets.
In another match at Rosary grounds, Navelim, CRS C, Navelim and Ave Maria were involved in a 1-1 draw. The teams were levell goalless in the first half of play.
In the second session, Ave Maria went into the lead in the 73rd minute of play through Ivo Faleiro.
However, just three minutes before the final hooter, CRSC restored parity through Ovlan Gomes off a through pass provided by Alwyn Fernandes. In another match, Rising Star trounced USC Seraulim
7-4. In U-18 Ilhas zone match, CSM Taleigao beat Aivao United 4-1. [NT]