Angel's hat-trick seals it for Fr Agnel
Angel Braganza's hat-trick ensured that Father Agnel beat Sea View in the MDFA Bombay Gym women's football tournament at the Bombay Gymkhana football grounds on Saturday.
However, it wasn't all smooth sailing for Fr Agnel, as they went into the first half with the scoreline reading 2-2. Father Agnel side scored the first two goals early in the match, but Sea View bounced back, thanks to goals by Jenifer Rayyar and Laura Estibeiro.
The second half was tougher than the first as both the goalkeepers got their acts together after a poor first half. Josline D'Souza of Sea View and Candice Fernandes of Fr Agnel were guilty of erring while goals were scored in the first half.
On all four occasions when the go
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als were scored in the first half, the ball deflected slowly from their hands into the net.
Angel managed to score the winner goal for Father Agnel. Despite several attempts, Sea View couldn't score the equaliser.
The opportunities were there, but Father Agnel's defence in the second half didn't allow the runners-up to capitalise on the opportunities provided.
Earlier in the afternoon, Bodyline beat SP Academy 3-0 to secure third place in the tournament.
Results: Final:Fr Agnel Gymkhana 3 (Angel Braganza 3) bt Sea View SC 2 (Jenifer Rayyar, Laura Estibeiro); Third place: Bodyline FC 4 (Ameeta Venkat, Lubna Shaikh, Juhi Shah, Levahnah Divekar) bt SP Academy 0
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