Varca: Sao Jose de Areal entered the final of Varca Panchayat Cup football tournament defeating Navelim Villagers Union 10-9 via the tie breaker played at Varca grounds on Wednesday. Both the teams who match each other well in all the departments of the game played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time.
Sao Jose de Areal who started well went into the lead through a goal scored by Monty Valadares.
However, Navelim Villagers Union who stitched some great moves as the match progressed levelled the score following a deflection from a defender after a hard shot off Ivo Gomes crashed inside the rival nets.
The match was then played at a vigorous pace but no goals came forth despite some great chances.
In the tie breaker Sao Jose de Areal proved to be the better shooters scoring accurately through Aggio Antao, Haston Dias, Joseph Monteiro, Cheston Gomes, Vishal Fernandes, Larryl Mascarenhas, Alvito Maura, Mario Barretto and Navil Fernandes.
Navelim Villagers Union could find the mark only through Aulon Gomes, Preston Costa, Jason Martins, Ivo Gomes, Danston Fernandes, Ronaldo Pereira, Joseph Gomes and Rovan Pereira.
Sao Jose de Areal now await the winners of St Anthony’s SC Colva V CAC Cansaulim semis encounter which will be held on November 9.