MAPUSA: Nagao Sports Club prevailed over St Sebastian Sports Club Mapusa 4-3 via tie-breaker, to move into the quarter-finals of Late Norman De Souza Soccer Cup, organised by St Anthony’s SC Marna, at St Anthony’s church grounds Siolim, Thursday.
Play was restricted to midfield, with only one attempt at the Mapusa goal. Nagao’s medio Gauresh Naik latched on to a power-packed right footer which was brilliantly saved by the keeper. Rajesh Salgaonkar of Nagao, received the man of the match award.
To decide the winner the penalty shoot-out was adopted where Gauresh Naik, Rajesh Salgaonkar, Lawrence Rodrigues and Satish Palyekar scored for Nagao, while Casmiro D’Souza, Stephen Fernandes and Avito Fernandes scored for Mapusa outfit.