DRAMAPUR: Sporting Club of Davorlim entered the quarterfinals of 41st St Joseph’s Festival Soccer defeating Our Lady of Gloria SC, Raia 4-2 played at Dramapur grounds on Wednesday.
Sporting Club of Davorlim who began the match on an attacking note went into the lead in the 8th minute through striker Valmiki Miranda who dodged two rival defenders and then slammed the ball to the far corner of the rival nets.
Davorlim scored another quick goal in the 9th minute through Agnelo Colaso who found the back of the nets after he received a neat pass from Valmiki Miranda.
Our Lady of Gloria SC thereafter retaliated and pulled a goal back through Shubert Dias. The Raia team pressed hard thereafter and levelled the score through Liston Cardozo in the 20th minute, 2-2.
But Sporting Club of Davorlim who were a determined lot, soon took control of the proceedings and went a goal up in the 25th minute when striker Paxton Gomes found the mark with a neat placement shot. Playing with a gush of adrenalin, Davorlim totally dominated the proceedings thereafter and scored their fourth goal through Joel Colaso to win the match 4-2. NT