"Caji Friends of Nuvem" triumph
PANAJI — Caji Friends Nuvem beat Rebello Pandal Maina Curtorim 3-1 in the finals of 18th all-Goa St Anne’s festival soccer organised by Ponda Footballers at Animal Husbandary grounds, Curti-Ponda.
Alvito scored two goals and Stenly added another one for the winners while Succor reduced the margin. Rebello Pandal paid heavily for their over confidence.
In the exhibition match, U-16 Ponda Footballers beat Goa Dairy 4-3 via the tie-breaker after the match ended in a goalless draw. Naizon, Newton, Alvito, Peter scored for Maina Curtorim team. Remy, Anthony, Anil scored for Goa Dairy.
Mr Reginaldo Lourenco, MLA was the chief guest. Mr Sanjay Naik, Ponda Municipal Council chairman, Mr Uday Kiran and Mr Chinmoy Joshi and Mr Shailesh Seh of Xenon UPS Amara Raja Group of Companies, Mr Gaunekar of Xenon Battery invertors, Mr Agnelo Fonseca were also present.
Following prizes were awarded: First scorer of finals - Stenly of Nuvem. Best player of finals Alvito of Nuvem. Best player of tournament Succor of Maina.