Panjim: Anaar Land Developers Pvt Ltd beat Deccan Fine Chemicals (India) Pvt Ltd 1-0 to emerge champions in the Corporate team category of the 4th Edition of the CII Beach Soccer Fest 2018 at the Miramar beach, recently.
In the U-14 school team division, the Sunshine Worldwide School, Old Goa emerged as the champions beating The King’s School, Sao Jose de Areal, Goa by 1-0 in a fiercely fought out match.
The event was inaugurated Mr Vithal D Chopdekar, Mayor of Panjim City, Sheo Pratap Singh, Secretary of Goa tourism, Shrinivas Dempo, Chairman, CII Sports Committee Western Region & CII Goa Beach Soccer 2018, in presence of Lalit Saraswat, Vice Chairman, CII Goa State Council, Brahmanand Sankhwalkar and Bruno Coutinho former Indian footballers and Arjuna Awardees, Rahul Rodrigues, Vice President – Operations, FC Goa and players from the FC Goa team namely Mohammad Nawaz, Manvir Singh, and Mohamed Ali.
The player-of-the-tournament was awarded to Gaurav Kankonkar of Anaar Land Developers Pvt Ltd. for his overall playing skills & scoring a total of six goals in the entire tournament while the highest scorer-of-the-tournament was Oliver de Souza from HDFC Bank scoring a total of eight goals.
The winners and runners-up were felicitated at the much awaited dazzling ceremony in presence of Shrinivas Dempo, and Lalit Saraswat, Vice Chairman, CII Goa State Council. [H]