Goa Pro-League: 21st Goan Glory for the Greens

Salgaocar

Green at the grassroots and podium top. Image Source: Facebook

Internet Desk: Salgaocar Sports Club lifted the Goa Pro League title for a record 21st time after beating CSM Taleigao by 2-0 on Friday. Salgaocar became Champions with 52 points from 20 matches. They had won 16 games and drew 4 in the league.

Goan giants Sporting Club de Goa are the runners-up of the tournament . They have lost their final match to Armando Colaco’s FC Bardez by 1-0 to end their campaign in Goa Pro League.

However there was no celebration by the team management as Salgaocar’s under-16 player Tyson Silva died in a road accident on Thursday.

Salgaocar coach Robert Norbert Gonzalvez dedicated their trophy win to Tyson Silva.

Robert, though was upbeat on his club’s commitment to the cause of football in Goa, his joy taken to a new level with the emerging of 18-year-old Liston Colaco as tournament top scorer with 13 goals.

“It is truly gratifying to a boy who’s with the club for 13 years or so doing so well, I wish him all the luck for his future” he said.

 

Breaking News:
  • FIFA Friendly: India desperate for a win against Jordan in Asian Cup tune-up     I-League 2018/19: Sandro Rodriguez’s brace strengthen Chennai’s position on top     Virat Kohli & co. leaves for Australia for a two months long tour     Women’s World T20: Mithali Raj’s brilliant fifty takes India to the semis     I-League 2018/19: Willis Plaza’s stunning Hattrick give Churchill a dominating win over Lajong     Brilliant half-century by Mithali Raj, India registers an emphatic win over arch-rivals Pakistan     I-League 2018/19: Felix Chidi’s stunning brace gives Neroca FC their first win of the season     Imam-ul-Haq floored by bouncer, later cleared after precautionary tests     Women’s World T20: Brilliant ton from skipper Harmanpreet Kaur as India thrash New Zealand in the opener     Mitchell Starc & a few top players rested, Cricket Australia announce team for T20Is against India