Goalkeeper Suraj Yadav starred in the penalty shootout to earn his Thakur Vidyamandir (TVM) side a slot in the quarterfinals of the Division III MSSA-Mumbai Indians Annual Inter School Football Tournament,held at the MSSA Castrol Schools Sports Centre. The match between TVM and Infant Jesus ended in a 2-2 draw,and required the penalty shootout to decide the winner. Yadav stole the show as he saved three of Infant Jesus allotted five kicks to give his side a 3-1 win in the tiebreaker.
The game between Don Bosco Matunga and ANZA was also decided on a penalty shootout as the game ended 2-2. The Matunga based team beat their opponents 3-2 in the shootout to progress to the final eight of the tournament.
In other matches,Sacred Heart and Swami Vivekanand had to work hard for their wins against Jamnabai Narsee School and Victoria High School respectively. Activity High School had to hold on for their 2-1 win against Rustomjee International. Meanwhile St. Andrews cruised to a 3-0 win against G.D Somani.
AVM (Juhu) 2 (Narayan Vijan 1,Dev Rohra 1) beat Cambridge (Kandivali) 0; Thakur Vidyamandir (Kandivali) 5 (Arbaaze Shaikh 2,Dhanesh Akolu 1,Deepak Yadav 1,Shaunak Shinde 1) beat Infant Jesus (Malad) 3 (Darshan Shah 1,Piyush Bagaria 1,Kale Gandhar 1),Full time score 2-2; Activity High School (Pedder Road) 2 (Parth Parikh 1,Aakash Patel 1) beat Rustomjee International (Dahisar) 1 (Prem Chandanwala 1); Sacred Heart (Santacruz) 4 (Sherben Misquitta 1,Desmond DSouza 1,Aditya Baruah 1,Satyam Shukla 1) beat Jamnabai Narsee (Juhu) 3 (Hash Santhalia 2,Aayush Kedia 1); Don Bosco (Matunga) 5 (Zidane DSouza 1,Louwyn DGama 1,Denzil DCruz 1,Zian Kopty 1,Clisson DSilva 1) beat ANZA (Byculla) 4 (Shaikh Tufyal 1,Sufyan Malkani 1,Bhurandelin 1,Mehul Solanki 1) Full time score 2-2; Swami Vivekanand (Kandivali) 3 (Jainam Shah 2,Manan Sanghvi 1) beat Victoria High School (Mahim) 2 (Melroy Fernandes 1,Abhishek Magaonkar 1); St. Andrews (Bandra) 3 (Azfar Noorani 2,Geetesh Chimbaikar 1) beat G.D Somani (Cuff Parade) 0.