Football: Shaikh powers Vincent’s into semis

Army Public School edge past St Joseph School 2-1

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published: July 23, 2013 3:50 am

Saad Shaikh scored two goals,one each on the either side of the half-time,as St Vincent’s School beat Pawar Public School 4-0 and qualified for the semifinals in the Under-16 section in the eighth edition of The Bishop’s Invitational Football Tournament,2013,at the Bishop’s Undri ground.

Samarth Mudliar opened the scoring for Vincent’s in the 19th minute before Shaikh took charge. Jitendra Gangwani completed the tally,scoring in the 56th minute to blank Pawar Public School.

In the second Under-16 match of the day,Army Public School edged past St Joseph School 2-1 with goals from Tanveer Ahmed (3rd minute) and Saurabh Gaikwad (53rd minute). Joseph Nelson had equalised for St Joseph in the fourth minute but they failed to keep up the tempo till the end. In the Under-12 category,The Bishop’s School,Undri,and The Bishop’s School,Kalyaninagar,won their respective last league matches and stormed into the semifinals.

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