Mapusa: Albert Developers scored a narrow 1-0 win over holders Panjim Footballers in the GFA Vendanta Women’s League organised by Goa Football Association played under floodlights, at Duler Stadium, on Sunday.
In the 8th minute Karishma Shirvoikar moved dangerously into the box and unleashed a low shot which was well kept out by Albert Developers keeper Annette Da Costa.
Minutes later, Karishma Shirvoikar once again missed a sitter in a one-to-one situation with the Albert Developers keeper coming to her team’s rescue.
Albert Developers who were on the back foot for the entire first half took the lead before half time when Scindia Saundatikar’s 20-yard free-kick found the back of the net.
The best chance for Panjim Footballers came in the 65th minute where a 30-yard free-kick from Sujita Murgaonkar was brilliantly saved by the Albert keeper Annette who moved upfront to collect the low ball.
The player-of-the-match award was awarded to Scindia Saundatikar for her fine performance. [H]