Navelim Win 4-A-Side Football
Sep 6, 2002
Navelim lead by former MPT player Henry Fernandes, won
the 4-a-Side inter village football tournament
organized by Young Goans Club (YGC), Bahrain.
In the finals played at the courtyard of the club on
Thursday night, Navelim defeated Canacona by 4 goals
to 1. The Canacona team were reduced to 3 men with
referee Alex Pereira having red-carded Marshall in the
first half of the match. Canacona boys held on to a
1-1 draw till the lemon-break, but the Navelim lads
taking advantage of the situation pumped in 3 goals
with Canacona boys falling back to defend during the
entire 10 minutes of the second half.
Earlier in the semi-finals, Navelim defeated
Chinchinim 3-1, and Canacona got the better off
Siolim with a thumping 7-2 victory. In all 12 teams
participated in this tournament that was played on a
league cum knock-out basis over the last two weeks, at
the YGC courtyard in the evenings.
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