The second day of the Qualifiers of the Royceton Gomes Memorial Football Tournament continued today on the grounds of Phoenix School, Nehru Nagar.
The first match at 1:00 PM was played between G G Chitnis High School and St. Xavier’s School. St. Xavier’s dominated all through the first half keeping the ball in their possession. Before the end of the first half, St. Xavier’s netted two goals through the efforts of Manthan Naik and Sparsh Desai in the 15th and 18th minutes. St. Xavier’s entered the second half with full confidence and Rehan Killedar and Manthan Naik scored two more goals in the 46th and 52nd minutTes. St. Xavier’s won the match 4 – 0.
The second match at 2:00 PM was played between Good Shepherd School and M V Herwadkar School. Herwadkar clearly outplayed Good Shepherd and the score of the match opened early by Vedant Masurkar scoring a goal in the 4th minute for Herwadkar. Aditya Bhosale and Krishna Muchandi scored two more goals for Herwadkar in the 17th and 19th minutes. The score at half time was 3 – 0. In the second half as well Good Shepherd could not step up the game and Varad Pavaskar and Krishna Muchandi went on to score two more goals in quick succession for Herwadkar. Herwadkar won the match 5 – 0.
The third match at 3:00 PM was played between Podar International School and KLS High School. Both teams defended well and there was no opportunity for either one of them to score. Thus the 1st half ended goalless. In the 2nd half, KLS steped up their game and Arnav Nauganatti and Tanmay Patil scored goals in the 40th and 50th minutes for KLS. KLS won the match 2 – 0.
The fourth and final match of the day at 4:00 PM was played between Phoenix Eng Med School and Gomatesh High School. Phoenix played very well at the beginning of the game by creating a couple of chances and taking good shots at the opponent’s goal which were all defended very well by Gomatesh. The first half ended goalless. In the second half, both teams stepped up their game but unfortunately neither team were able to score any goals. The match ended in a goalless draw 0 – 0.
1:00 PM – CHITNIS vs. MVM
2:00 PM – GOOD SHEPHERD vs. ST. MARY’S
3:00 PM – KLS vs. BASHIBAN
4:00 PM – PHOENIX ENG vs. SHAIKH