Sangavi FC, Deccan XI win opener in VOBA Invitational football

SPORTS REPORTER
Monday, 22 October 2018

In the opening match of the tournament, Sangavi FC latched on to a Vaibhav Patil (51st minute) goal to advance to the next round of the Second and Third section of the tournament.

PUNE: Sangavi FC and Deccan XI A began their quest with win over their respective opponents in the Allan Castellino Memorial VOBA Cup Invitational football tournament, at the PDFA Ground, Dobarwadi.

In the opening match of the tournament, Sangavi FC latched on to a Vaibhav Patil (51st minute) goal to advance to the next round of the Second and Third section of the tournament.

The goal came off a corner-kick when Vaibhav capitalised from a ball that the defenders missed and utilised the opportunity to the fullest.

One of the oldest tournaments in the city, the 2018 edition will be held in two divisions which includes Super-First Division, who will play at the St. Vincent’s High School Ground in Camp, and the other for Second-Third Division teams who will play at the PDFA Ground in Dobarwadi.

Earlier the tournament was inaugurated at the hands of Fr. Patekar Principal, St. Vincents High School. Fr. Misquita Rector, St.Vincents High School, Mrs. Allan Castellino, VOBA President Vikram Kering,  Vice President Nayan Samal, Secretary Richard Fernandes, Arthur Morris were also present.

RESULTS:
Round 1: Sangavi FC: 1 (Vaibhav Patil 51st) bt Chetak FC: 0; Deccan XI: 3 (Yash Mapi 12th min, Divyamat Gaikwad 21st, Sharan Kukade 23rd) bt Sangam FC: 0.

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