Manovikas EMS scored a fluent 6-1 win over Bloomz International School thanks to a splendid four goal blitz by star player Keyaan Kuknoor who was also adjudged the Man of the Match. Prem Patel and Warren DSa were the other scorers. Arnav Vijay Mohite scored for Bloomz.
Marina English registered the biggest win of the league as they strolled past Child Care by 13-0. It took Marina eight minutes to open the floodgates thru the shoes of Man of the Match Addison Fernandes who unlocked the stubborn Child Care defense with a rasping right foot shot, Gavin Vaz got a hattrick for the winners, Addison completed his brace later in the game. Trance Fernandes and Royden Braganza also scored a brace while Michael Almeida,Royson Moniz, Snyder D’costa and Terrt Fernandes added their names to the scorers list.
Lester Oliveira scored a brace to inspire Loyola HS to a comfortable 4-0 victory against The Kings School. Justin Noronha and Caiden Rodrigues were the other scorers. Had The Kings school converted the numerous opportunities they received from set pieces the outcome could have been very different. Pranay Rivankar of The Kings School was the Man of the Match for his overall performance in the defense and attack.
Perpetual Succour Convent Navelim eased past Regina Marytrum Assolna by 5-1, MOTM Taufique Gundar scored a brace while Aaron Pinto, Jade Pires and Sherlock Dias scored one each.
Rosary Navelim continued their good start as they put five past a hapless Infant Jesus School Colva. Manthan Sazuke scored a brace and Sam Pereira, Fabio Dias, Clied Carvalho scored one each. Vijay Guddimani of Infant Jesus was awarded the MOTM trophy for eighteen splendid saves between the sticks.
Hosts YFA Warriors defeated St Jude’s Betalbatim 7-1 in the final match of the day. MOTM Daniel Rebello opened the scoring from the penalty spot before quickly getting his double with an unstoppable right foot shot. Samuel D’souza Milin Kushwah, David Vaz, Warren Rodrigues and Lochlan Sousa scored a goal each for the winners who displayed moments of intricate passing before putting the ball in the back of the net. Slane Ferrao got the consolation for St Jude’s.
Summary by Joshuah Vaz