MIDFC Senior Women’s 2016 Report – Day 1

MIDFC Senior Women’s 2016 Report – Day 1

Snapseed-27Hosts Mumbai scored an emphatic 7-0 victory against Osmanabad in a Group-A match, on the opening day of the LIC-Maharashtra (WIFA) State Inter-District Senior Women’s Football Championship -2016, organized by MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) and played at the Goan Sports Association ground, Cross Maidan on Tuesday.

The Mumbai outfit taking time to settle down enjoyed a 2-0 advantage at the end of the first half, but they came back roaring in the second, scoring five goals during this period to close out the victory.Snapseed-5

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Enterprising midfielder Kimberly Fernandez played a pivotal role and scored twice, while teammates Juhi Shah, Akanksha Khandalkar, Priya Tiwari, Karen Pais and Pooja Dhamal, all chipped in with a goal apiece.

In a Group-C match, Gondia riding on the lone strike from Deep Tripathi managed to put it across Jalgon by a 1-0 margin at the Karnatak Sporting Association ground.Snapseed-26

Snapseed-29Meanwhile, Ahmednagar and Bhandara have pulled from the tournament at the last moment. Both teams had been drawn in Group-A. As a result, the organizers have decided that Mumbai and Osmanabad will play a double leg in the group.

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