25September2018

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Port Blair and Car Nicobar to clash in the final of the President Cup Football Championship

Outstanding Performance by the Port Blair team in the Semi final shatters the dreams of Nancowry

                   

Car Nicobar, Oct. 15: The Car Nicobar and the Port Blair team will clash in the Final of the 15th President Cup Football Championship tomorrow at the Bishop John Richardson Stadium Car Nicobar.

In the first Semi final match played today, the Port Blair team defeated Nancowry by 2-1.  The result of the match was decided by the Tie-Breaker. Both the teams could not score goals in the prescribed time and in the allotted Extra time as well.

The goal keeper of the Port Blair team Esaw displayed great  skills to save 4 goals out of the 5 kicks. In comparison the Nancowry team could manage to stop 3 kicks.

The second semi final was won by the favourite Car Nicobar Team, which defeated the team of Little Andaman by 1-0, though the margin of victory was expected to be much wider before the match.

The final match of this under 17 tournament will start at 2.30 PM. The Director of Education Dr. R. Devdas will be the Chief Guest on this occasion, and the Station Commander of the Air Force Station Car Nicobar, Group Captain Rohit Mahajan will be the Guest of Honour. The Vice Chief Captain of the Tribal Council Shri K.Camberlain Paul will Preside over the valedictory ceremony.