WRD emerge champs

Water Resources Department (WRD) got the better of Electricity Department 4-2 to emerge champions of Civil Service football tournament organized by DSYA at panchayat ground, St Cruz, here, Wednesday. The score was 1-1 at half time. WRD forged ahead in the 11th minute through Amrut Gaddi. Electricity fought back and restored parity through Mariano Rebello in the 36th minute.

Stunned by the reducer, WRD regrouped and took the lead yet again in the 51st minute through Denny Dias. Electricity got their act together and raided the rival citadel umpteen times. They neutralized the lead in the 55th minute through Joaquim Coutinho.
Martin Fernandes took the game away Electricity as he registered a brace in the 66th and 72nd minutes for WRD.
ST Nadkarni, chief engineer of WRD, SV Prabhavalkar, superintending engineer and Ulhas Gaitonde were among those present. [H]