ROYCETON GOMES MEMORIAL FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT- MAIN DRAW LEAGUE PHASE – DAY 5
The league phase of the Main Draw continued on 2nd August 2017, on the grounds of Phoenix English Medium School in Nehru Nagar.
The first match at 1:00 PM was played between Lovedale Central School and G G Chitnis School. The game turned out to be quite interesting and kept all the spectators in excitement watching the tussle between the two schools. The first half ended with no goals scored. In the second half, Lovedale seemed to have stepped up their game and Umar Shaikh opened the score for Lovedale in the 34th minute. Chitnis fought back but could not stop Niranjan Patil from scoring the second goal for Lovedale in the 47th minute. Lovedale won the match 2 – 0.
The second match at 2:00 PM was played between Beynon Smith High School and Good Shepherd Central School. Beynon Smith opened their score early with Nitin Kumar Prasad scoring a goal in the 5th minute. Good Shepherd put up a good fight and did not allow any more goals in the first half. In the second half, Good Shepherd stepped up their defence but Nitin Kumar Prasad managed to sneak another goal for Beynon Smith in the 45th minute. Beynon Smith won the match 2 – 0.
The third match at 3:00 PM was played between Phoenix Eng Med School and KLS High School. Both schools clashed to earn a good ranking in the pool displaying good football skills and passing. However, no goals were scored in the first half. The game continued with the same level and tempo in the second half. Even though KLS put a lot of pressure on Phoenix in the last few minutes, they could not manage to score. The game ended in a draw 0 – 0.
The fourth match at 4:00 PM was played between Sant Meera High School and Benson High School. It was a closely fought first half as both schools could not score for most of the first half. However, in the last few minutes of the first half, Omkar Sagaonkar managed to score two goals for Sant Meera in the 24th and 25th minutes. Even though Benson put up a good fight in the second half, Anand Patil managed to score the third goal for Sant Meera in the 33rd minute. Sant Meera won the match 3 – 0.
Tomorrow, on the last day of the league phase of the Main Draw 2017, Islamiya High School will play Mahila Vidyalaya Mandal School at 1:00 PM. The second match at 2:00 PM will be played by Sarvodaya Vidyalaya and Bharatesh High School. The third match at 3:00 PM will be played by Marathi Vidyaniketan and Dnyan Prabodhan Mandir School. The fourth match at 4:00 PM will be played by Phoenix Public School and St. Paul’s High School.