12 teams in fray for Goans soccer clash
Saturday, October 13, 2007
TWELVE teams will fight it out for the Bahrain Goans Five-A-Side Soccer Tournament scheduled for today at Al Nojoom soccer grounds behind Dasman Centre in Gudaibiya.
The tournament will be played on a round robin league basis in the first round, to be followed by a knock-out stage.
The teams are Calangute Benfica, Navelim, St Jacinto, Five Star Kochi, Vasco, Indian School, United Boys, Cansaulim, Mahindra United, Salcette, Chinchinim and Navelim Seniors.
They were divided into four groups of three teams each. The top two teams from each group will advance into the quarter-finals.
The first match will kick off at 3.15pm with the finals scheduled for 10pm.
The teams must report to the organisers by 3pm at the grounds.
A penalty shoot-out competition for boys below 16 years will also be held on the sidelines of this tournament.
Entrance in this category is free and boys can register with the organisers at the grounds. For more details, contact Vincent D'Costa on 39672776.