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Bhagyashree strikes as Maha down Goa to emerge champions

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Bhagyashree Dalvi's superb lone strike enabled girls emerge champions in the OORJA - CAPFs Under-19 Football Talent Hunt 2017(Phase-II) Tournament played today at

In an evenly-contested final, the junior international footballer Bhagyashree gave the breakthrough when she found the back of the net inside the final 10 minutes of the first half.

Thereafter, Maharashtra, with some resolute defending kept the Goan attackers in check and managed to hang on to their slender lead to come out trumps.

Earlier in the semi-finals, girls brushed aside the challenge from hosts coasting to a 5-2 victory.

The feature of Maharashtra's win was the twin strikes from Reetika Sahani, while Sonali Chemete, Naomi Fernandes and Aishwarya Gadekar added one each to complete the winning tally for Ayushi Patel and Mansi Wakhariya scored a goal each for the home team.

In the other semi-final, tamed Andaman & Nicobar 9-0.

- Girl's (Final): 1 (Bhagyashree Dalvi) beat 0.

Semi-finals: 5 (Reetika Sahani 2, Sonali Chemete, Naomi Fernandes, Aishwarya Gadekar) beat 2 (Ayushi Patel, Mansi Wakhariya).

beat 9-0.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 23:02 IST