Vidya Bhavan U-14’s advance
Vidya Bhavan defeated SSPMS Boarding 2-1 to advance in the Under-14 category of the Loyola Football Cup being played at Loyola High School football ground
Pune: Vidya Bhavan defeated SSPMS Boarding 2-1 to advance in the Under-14 category of the Loyola Football Cup being played at Loyola High School football ground here on Wednesday.
The tournament has been organised by Ex-Loyola Alumni Network (ELAN).
Khsitij Kokate from Vidya Bhavan scored the opening goal in the 12th minute to give his team the lead. Three minutes later SSPMS Boarding scored the equaliser when Prayag Bhui’s shot landed in to the Vidya Bhavan nets.
At the end of the first half the score read 1-1 with both the teams determined to take the lead.
On switching sides, both the teams took to the ground with lead on their mind. Both the teams got a couple of chances but in vain.
Finally Gavin Lobo from Vidya Bhavan scored the second goal for his team in the 48th minute to give his team the crucial lead that they held on till the end.
In a Under-12 match, Vidya Bhavan High School drew with SSPMS Boarding 1-1.
SSPMS Boarding boys took the lead when Nagesh Mundhe scored in the 22nd minute. Vidya Bhavan, however, equalised when Harshit Choudhari scored in the 26th minute.
With the scores reading 1-1 both the teams tried their best to take the lead, but they failed to break the ice.
Vidya Bhavan High School 1 (Harshit Choudhary 26th) drew with SSPMS Boarding 1 (Nagesh Mundhe 22nd).
Vidya Bhavan High School 2 (Khsitij Kokate 12th, Gavin Lobo 48th) beat SSPMS Boarding 1 (Prayag Bhui 15th).