The incessant showers on Thursday failed to dampen the spirits of the Companeroes ‘B’ and Atlanta FC players and instead they as they dished some exciting stuff. However it was the former who managed to snatch a close 3-2 victory in their Third Division encounter of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League – 2012-13, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Thursday afternoon.
Both Companeroes and Atlanta adopted an attacking approach and created a couple of chances at either end. Companeroes were well served by strikers Ganesh Rammugade, Savio Fernandes and Berwin Gama all chipping with a goal to seal their win and collect all the three points. Atlanta FC who lost a thrilling battle scored through the efforts of Irfan Shaikh and Aman Shaikh.
In aother well contested match, Shanti Sagar and Athletic Rovers shared honours as they played out a goalless draw.
In the third clash of the day, IIT Powai powered Narayan Rajgopal’s twin strikes blanked Indian Squash Professionals 2-0.
Results – Div-III, at St. Xavier’s ground, Parel:
Companeroes 3 (Ganesh Rammugade, Savio Fernandes, Berwin Gama) beat Atlanta FC 2 (Irfan Shaikh, Aman
Shanti Sagar 0 drew with Athletic Rovers 0.
IIT Powai 2 (Narayan Rajgopal 2) beat Indian Squash Professionals 0.