Team Maharashtra beat Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu in Beach Soccer Semifinals at the Diu Beach Games 2024, earning themselves a well-deserved spot in the finals slated for January 11th, 2024.
Group Stage Dominance:
Maharashtra started their campaign facing tough adversaries in Lakshadweep, Odisha, and Goa. The opening clash against Lakshadweep saw a valiant effort, despite a 5-2 defeat. Midfielder Parth Paresh Chavan showcased brilliance with both goals.
Undeterred, Maharashtra bounced back in their second match against Odisha, securing a resounding 7-3 victory. Captain Om Sanjay Arane, Parth Paresh Chavan, and Parag orchestrated the attack, each contributing two goals, while forward Arman Fakir added one.
The third group-stage encounter against Goa sealed their dominance. Maharashtra outclassed their opponents with a 9-4 scoreline, and Captain Om Sanjay Arane took center stage with an outstanding five-goal performance.
Advancing to the semi-finals, Maharashtra faced Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu. The team delivered another stellar performance, securing a commanding 6-0 victory. Forward Manas Tamore and Defender Harsh Haresh Kapadia each netted three goals, steering their team to the finals.
Road to the Finals
Now, Maharashtra stands on the precipice of glory, set to battle Lakshadweep once more in the championship clash on January 11th, 2024. Their journey has been defined by teamwork, resilience, and individual brilliance, and the stage is set for an epic showdown.
As we anticipate the finals, let’s rally behind Team Maharashtra, wishing them success and applauding their remarkable journey in the Diu Beach Games 2024