St Anne’s Boys top
St Anne’s Boys, Ponda blanked Dada Boys, Curti 3- 0 to emerge victorious in 4th All- Goa invitational football league tournament organised by Saraswati Sports and Cultural Club, Kazarwada, Bethoda- Ponda.
St Anne’s Boys held the upper hand in the first session and forged ahead when Wayne Rodrigues scored from a through pass from Granvil Soares. Their lead was later doubled by Granvil Soares with a curling free kick which went past the diving Dada Boys goalkeeper.
Post resumption, Dada Boys tried to bounce back, but some fine defending by Saluzinho and Granville Braganza gave no chance for them to score. St Anne’s scored their third goal in the injury time through Cruz Fernandes off a cross from Hansel Vaz.
St Anne’s received Rs 8,000 plus the trophy, whereas Dada Boys had to be contenet with Rs 5,000. The best goalkeeper award went to Sanjeet Naik of St Anne’s. Bahadur of Dada Boys, Curti bagged the best player of the tournament prize. [H]