Bolstered by Oliver Bennis twin strikes,Stallion FC,Andheri romped to a convincing 2-0 win against Shambu FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League 2012-13,played at the St. Xaviers ground,Parel on Monday.
In other games,Soccer School of Chincholi recorded an identical 2-0 margin of victory against Crusaders SC. Sagar Amre and Avinesh Pandey were on target for the winners,
In an evenly contested encounter Black Panthers and Rising Star shared honours in a 2-2 draw. Raj Kumar Pandya and Sandeep Thanveer scored for the Panthers,while Aditya Sharma netted a brace for Rising Star.
Div-III: Virar FC 3 (Vignesh Kamble,Pratil Mulla,Minesh Shetty) bt Shree Shanti Nagar 1 (Pratimesh Bobate); Soccer School of Chincholi 2 (Sagar Amre,Avinesh Pandey) bt Crusaders SC 0; Vipul Gorai 1 (Saurabh Tambe) bt Salcette FC 0; Black Panthers 2 (Raj Kumar Pandya,Sandeep Thanveer) drew with Rising Star 2 (Aditya Sharma 2); Stallion SC,Andheri 2 (Oliver Bennis 2) bt Shambu FC 1 (A Bhat).
Companeroes win three on trot
Companeroes SC trounced Zears FC 3-0 to score their third successive victory in a pool-D league match of the 9th Bandra West Football League conducted by the Bandra West Football Association under the auspices of the Mumbai District Football Association and played at the Dr Norman Lewis Supari Talao municipal grounds. A K Chimbai and Chimbai SC too finished on winning notes. A K Chimbai thrashed Prabhat Strikers 11-0,while Chimbai SC also tamed their opponents Classico FC 4-1.
Results: Companeroes SC 3 (Wren DAbreo,Rohel Shaikh,Gavin DSouza) bt Zears FC 0; AK Chimbai SC 11 (Subuth Khandagle 4,Titus Uttankar 4,Kenrick Pereira 2,Nazereth Uttankar) bt Prabhat Strikers 0; Chimbai SC 4 (Floyd Dharmai 2,Francis Cabral,Neeran Quadros) bt Classico FC 1 (Rajeev Barretto); Bandra Packers 4 (Taha Kachwala 2,Relin Vaz,Melroy Fonseca) bt Friends FC 1(Omar Khotu); Sellibrity FC 4 (Dylan Quadros 2,Nikesh Mohite,Kevin Fernandes) bt Rebels SC 3 (Henry Picardo 2,Arthur Castellino); Somlands SC 4 (Kaleem Munshi 3,Masood Munshi) bt Sea View SC 1 (Keith Fernandes); Das Footbal Academy 1 (Rehan Bhati) bt Skylarks FC 0; Athletico Bandra 2 (Dhruv Pandey 2) drew with Carmelites SC 2 (Cedric Pinto,Mahendra Naik).
Top cueists for Shyam Shroff snooker
Two time Asian champion Yasin Merchant and India No 2 Kamal Chawla are among the countrys top cueists who will feature in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament,sponsored by United Phosphorus that will be organised and hosted by Khar Gymkhana from July 25 to August 10.
Also in the fray will be the last editions runner-up Shahbaaz Khan of PSPB,Faisal Khan of Railways,India junior No 1 Laxman Rawat of Delhi,Maharashtra No 1 Hasan Badami,Bombay Gymkhana winner Sourav Kothari and India No 7 Manan Chandra,both of PSPB,India junior No 2 and senior No 5 Himanshu Jain of Hyderabad along with national 6-Red champion Shivam Arora of Bihar. The best-of-five frames qualifying rounds will be held from July 25 to August 4 where four players will enter the main draw of 24 which will include 16 elite cueists and four players from hosts Khar Gymkhana.