BETALBATIM: Curtorim Gymkhana prevailed over Ambelim SC 4-3 via the tie-breaker to storm into the final of All Goa Martin's Cup inter-village football tournament organised by Betalbatim Sporting Club, at SAG ground, Betalbatim on Thursday.
Ambelim Sports Club led 1-0 at the breather.
Ambelim Sports Club dominated the game and fired a couple of sorties against the rival citadel.
Persistent forays paid off the dividends and in the 15th minute Nial Cardozo slotted past the rival goalkeeper with neat finish.
Stung by that setback, Curtorim Gymkhana tried their best to come back into their game but the rival defenders stood tall in protecting their slender lead.
After resumption, Curtorim Gymkhana put up a vast display and fired umpteen forays into the rival territory but their efforts were nullified by rival defenders.
With time running out, Curtorim Gymkhana made a last ditch effort and their efforts bore the fruit when Milagres Fernandes cancelled the lead.
Both teams struggled to find the match winner but they let down by their respective strikers who fumbledc with the chances that were created by their respective teammates.
Curtorim Gymkhana had last laugh in the tie-breaker.
Curtorim Gymkhana will now meet Navelim SC in the final on January 20.