PANJIM: Mayem, Valpoi, Cuncolim and Arambol emerged winners in the quarter-finals of the U-13 boys category GFDC Rising Stars Football Festival held recently.
While in the U-10 category Corlim, Cuncolim, Colvale and Benaulim sailed into the semi-finals.
In the first U-13 match, Mayem defeated Aldona by a solitary goal through the boots of Snehas Arondekar. While in the U-10 match Corlim eased their way past Aldona, 5-0.
In another U-13 boy’s match, Valpoi scored a narrow 2-1 win over Sanquelim. Zaid Khan scored two quick goals for Valpoi in the 5th and 23rd minutes and Shashank Ajgaonkar scored for Sanquelim in the 34th minute. In U-10 boys match, Colvale trounced Socorro 5-0 in a one sided affair. Cuncolim defeated Cortalim, 5-4 in the U-13 boy’s match at Assolna ground. In the U-10 boys match Cuncolim beat Cortalim via tie breaker, 6-5.
In another U-13 boys match Arambol scored a fluent 3-0 win over Socorro, In U-10 boy’s match, Benaulim registered a 2-1 win against Paroda.