Mapusa: Arady B registered a hard fought 3-2 win over Murrod Boys to lift the 3rd Friends Circle Inter ward Soccer Trophy, at Dr Gustavo Monteiro ground, recently.
Arady B went into the breather with a two goals cushions with Sudhir Gawas and Suraj Jadhav netting in the goals.
In the seventh minute, Sudhir Gawas controlled a cross from Cajie Colaco and placed the ball to the left of Murod keeper Aston D’Souza.
Six minutes later, Suraj Jhadhav further extended the lead off a cross from Pankaj Dhargalkar to make it 2-0.
On crossing over, in the 40th minute, Santosh Chawan scored with a neat header to make it 3-0.
Trailing by three goals, Murrod regrouped and pulled two goals.
In the 43 minute, Arady keeper Chandan Redkar brought down Saish Baghkar inside the penalty area prompting the referee to point to the dreaded spot. Gaurish Shirodkar stepped forward and scored to make it 3-1.
It did not take long for Murrod to net in their second goal where Gaurish Shirodkar scored for Murrod off cross by Canute D’Souza to make it 3-2.
Murrod were unlucky of not getting in their equalizer as Gaurish Shirodkar strike from the penalty spot was brilliantly saved by substitute keeper Shivram Achrekar.
John Rodrigues (John Boat Tours) was the chief guest and gave away the prizes in the presence of Patrick D’Souza -Secretary Saligao United and other dignitaries. [H]