the first match today at 3 pm was played between st. Stanislaus Mumbai and St. Britto’s Mapusa. Ryan Pereira of St. Britto’s scored the first goal of the match in the 13th minute to put St. Britto’s in the lead. Even though St. Stanislaus of Mumbai fought hard to push back the Goan onslaught it was not sufficient to prevent Warren Fernandes of St. Britto’s to score the second goal in the 41st minutes. St. Britto’s won the match 2 – 0.
At 4 PM, Loyola High School Margao played against Don Bosco High School Panjim. It was a very exciting match and both teams fought hard to score through pouring Belgaum Monsoon rain. Loyola’s took a lead towards the end of the first half with Samward Pereira displaying some excellent football skills by scoring two goals in the 17th and 23rd minutes. Don Bosco’s fought back hard but it was not enough to equalize the mighty Loyola’s who won the match 2 – 0.
Tomorrow, the FINALS will be played between St. Britto’s High School Mapusa and Loyola High School Margao at 4 PM on the ‘A’ of St. Paul’s High School, Belgaum. The Chief Guest of the Finals match tomorrow will be Col. Melville D’souza of the Maratha Light Infantry Regimental Centre Belgaum.