27th December, Mumbai: In the WIFA Women’s Football League, 2 matches took place on Boxing Day. In the first match, S.P. Football Academy registered a big win against Snigmay FC & the second match of the day ended in a goalless draw between Kenkre and Footie First.
Thane-based S.P. Football Academy created a flurry of attacks from the very first whistle. Valencia D’Mello scored for them in the 32nd minute. Snigmay FC, after conceding, fought hard for the equalizer but did not get it & the first half ended with a 1–0 score in favor of SP Football Academy.
S.P. Football Academy continued their dominance in the second half as well and VK Shrutilakshmi doubled their lead in just 2 minutes to the second half. Valencia scored again in the 59th minute to give S.P. Football Academy a 3-0 lead. 12 minutes after Valencia’s brace, substitute Crystal Blakely scored & gave SP Football Academy a 4–0 lead over Snigmay FC. Snigmay FC fought hard but could not manage to get a goal back until the last minute of the game and it ended 4–0 in favor of S.P. Football Academy.
FT: S.P. Football Academy (Valencia 32′ & 59′; Shrutilakshmi 47′; Crystal 71′) 4-0 Snigmay FC
In the second game of the day, the two Mumbai teams face each other as a Footie First take on Kenkre FC. After the disappointment of the previous match, both teams entered the field with one goal: to return to winning ways.
The match kicked off with high intensity and both the teams got their chances but both failed to break the deadlock in the first half.
The same story continued in the second half as well and the defense of both the teams did their job well. Both the teams failed to score and had to share points after the final whistle.
FT: Footie First 0-0 Kenkre FC