- Goa Velha SC, AA de Moira register wins
Goa Velha SC, AA de Moira register wins
PANJIM: Goa Velha Sports Club scored a fluent 3-0 win over United Club of Telaulim in the GENO-Goa Football Association 1st Division League match played at Ambelim ground, on Tuesday.
All the three goals were scored in the second half. Goa Velha took the lead in the 58th minute when Irfan Yadward on receiving a ball from the half line made a solo run on the left wing and dribbled past the UCT defence and unleashed a powerful right footed drive from the top of the box beating the diving UCT keeper.
Francis Fernandes made it 2-0 when he tapped home from close range off a corner taken by Akash Sanadi.
In the 80th minute, Arun Naik completed the rout when he beat the UCT keeper from close after a brilliant solo run on the right wing.
Goa Velha's Francis Fernandes was named the man of the match.
Meanwhile, at Duler Stadium, A A de Moira scripted a thrilling 4-3 win over Clube Sao Miguel de Taleigao.
Moira took the lead through Rohit Totad but Taleigao fought back and scored two goals through S Shirodkar and Philip in the 16th and 20 minutes respectively. After constant probing, Moira made it all square through Lloyd Mascarenhas at the half hour mark.
However, Yogesh Gawas put Taleigao ahead once again scoring in the first half injury time to give them a 3-2 lead at the break.
Crossing over, Moira played a better football and scored two goals though Noel DSilva and Llyod, who completed his brace at the hour mark to give his side a 4-3 come-back win.
At Raia ground, Youth Club of Manora beat Dunes Sports Club 3-2. Sweden Barbosa, Joyston Barbosa and Benson Fernandes scored for the winning side while Sashank and Jason Fernandes netted for Dunes SC. Manora's Francis Andrade was named the man-of-the-match.