Exhibiting excellent scoring skills, Pravin Gawde, stole the limelight registering a hat-trick in Konkan Youth Council’s 3-0 victory against Jai Ambee in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League – 2012-13, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Tuesday.
The opportunistic striker Gawde did not waste much time to get into action as he fired home the opening goal in the very ninth minute, receiving solid support from his teammate he added the second goal 10 minutes later, as his team went into the break with a healthy 2-0 lead.
On resumption, Gawde was once again in the thick of action as he slammed the third goal for his side and to complete his feat.
In another match, Shree Sai Shradha and Magic Bus shared honours and two points as they were engaged in a goalless draw.
Results – Div-III, at St. Xavier’s ground, Parel:
Konkan Youth Council 3 (Pravin Gawde 3) beat Jai Ambee 0.
Shree Sai Shradha 0 drew with Magic Bus 0.