Fatorda: Mae Dos Pobres High School,Nuvem and Marina English High School,Verna entered into the next round of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament for boys under-17 after chalking out respective wins over Crescent High School ,Fatorda and Rosary Higher Secondary School,Navelim respectively on artificial grounds, Fatorda on Monday.
In the first match, Mae Dos Pobres High School were much superior to their rivals—Crescent High School whom they crushed 4-0.
Mae Dos Pobres High School took the lead in the 3rd minute through a great goal scored by attacking medio Shenoy Colaso who after receiving a pass off Olwin Colaso on the left flank made a dash with the ball into the box and then banged it to the far corner of the nets, giving no chance at all to rival keeper Ahamed Sharif.
Mae Dos Pobres continued with their attacking play and were all over the rival territory who were left defending their citadel all the while.
Crescent High School,Fatorda made some moves but they could hardly cross the 18 yard box of Mae Dos Pobres team who easily tackled all the moves that came to them.
Mae Dos Pobres buttressed their lead in the 20th minute of play through Darwin Colaso whose angular shot from the top of the box crashed to the far corner of the nets off a pass from Jovin Colaso.
Two minutes later, Melyan Dias who had a good game for Mae Dos Pobres made it 3-0.
After some resistance from Crescent High School,Fatorda,Mae Dos Pobres High School suddenly accelerated the play which saw Darwin Colaso completing his brace of goals for the day in the 50th minute with a scorching shot .
Crescent High School who did put up some brave show made some attempts to find the mark through SK Muno,Mohidin Sharif ,S K Jubes and Sayed Akhthar. Sayed Akhthar on one occasion ran solo and moved deep inside but could not control the ball once he got inside the rival box and lost the ball to the rival defender.
On another occasion, S K Muno and S K Jubes organised a great move which fizzled out as Altaab Sheikh fumbled in the front line in the nick of time of shooting into the rival goal.
In the other match ,Marina English High School defeated Rosary Higher Secondary School,Navelim 3-2 via the tie breaker .The teams played a goalless draw during the regulation time.
In the tie breaker, Nevil Menezes, Ashwek Jadav and Mysler Braganza scored for the winners whilst only Mevan Dias and Anstein Furtado converted for the losers.