The third day of WIFA Inter-District Men’s Championship turned out to be an entertaining one. From Kolhapur’s whopping victory to Dhule’s sensational win and witnessing a goalkeeper thunderous goal from half-line, it was an electrifying day to say the least. Here is the recap of what happened today.
Pune 0-0 Washim (Pune won 3-2 via penalties)
Washim’s goalkeeper Satyam Deshmukh, undoubtedly the best player on the pitch, tried his best to derail Pune it ended in a sour note. After both the sides were locked at 0-0, the match went to penalties. Despite saving the first penalty, Satyam was left in disbelief as Beed missed three penalties in a row. Pune ended up winning 3-2 to qualify for pre-quarters.
Ahmednagar 0-2 Osmanabad
Akhil Bhartiya grabbed a brace to send Osmanabad into the next round. Both the goals came in either half. After taking the lead, Osmanabad suffered a setback when their goalkeeper was badly injured. But Osmanabad kept their energy alive and scored the second goal after a glancing header by Akhil which sealed a deserving win.
Kolhapur 15-0 Beed
Superb display by Kolhapur. A hat-trick from Nikhil Kulkarni, Sanket and Shreyas More has earned Kolhapur a thumping victory. The other goalscorers were Swarajya, Shahu, Shoraubh, Pratik, Prathamesh and Shlok scored one each. A ruthless Kolhapur is fired up to take the Championship by storm.
Dhule 8-0 Parbhani
Swapnil Pawar’s brilliance inspired Dhule as he bagged four goals in a commendable 8-0 triumph over Parbhani. His striking partner Tirupati Kanderkar scored twice while Sachin Chavan and Didar Sonawane scored apiece in a whopping victory.
Jalna (Faim Shaikh) 1-2 Solapur (Shubham Pawar and Ashwin Tak)
Aurangabad (Hussain, Aryan, Yasir & Amol) 4-1 Bhandara (Aatish)
Amravati (Vaibhav Wankhede – GK and Syed Anas) 2-0 Nandurbarw