PANAJI: Goa United Sports Academy scored a 1-0 win over Compassion FC in the GFA-Vedanta Women’s League at Duler Stadium, Mapusa, on Sunday. Angel Mascarenhas scored the all-important goal at the hour-mark.
Goa United were missing their regular goalkeeper Rhea Noronha and Aniksha Morajkar started in the goal. The game was evenly contested in the first 45 minutes. Though there were some attacking moves created by either side, neither team could capitalise on their scoring opportunities.
Goa United SA had to wait until the 59th minute to score and the goal came from a set-piece. On getting a free-kick outside the box, Angel Mascarenhas curled her set-piece straight into the goal.
Angel was named the player-of-the match and the award was presented by Carol Gomes, chairperson of women’s football committee.
In the second match of the day, Ninoshka Fernandes scored the lone goal of the game as Sirvodem Sports Club defeated FC YFA. Ninoshka was named the player of the match and Mariano Dias presented the award.