Badole and Shaikh shine in Christ Church �s 2-0 win
Christ Church (Byculla) defeated OLPS (Chembur) 2-0 in the boys U-16 Div I tie of the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) inter-school football tournament at Azad Maidan yesterday
Divyanshu Badole and Rayyan Shaikh scored a goal each. Divyanshu gave Christ Church the lead within 15 minutes of the start of play as he made a solo run beating several defenders en route, while midfielder Rayyan doubled the lead in the second half in similar fashion, scoring 10 minutes before the final whistle. Divyanshu is now confident the team will perform better that their ninth-place finish last season. “We lost to OLPS 3-0 last year. I am happy to start the season on a winning note,” said the Class X student.
Results: B-16-I: Christ Church 2 (Rayyan Shaikh, Divyanshu Badole) bt OLPS 0; St Francis D’Assisi ‘A’ 0 drew with Campion 0; Bombay Scottish ‘A’ (Mahim) 1 (Calvin Pereira) bt St Joseph’s (Wadala) 0; Don Bosco (Matunga) 4 (Milando Naicker, Rithvik D’Souza, Nathan Fernandes, Keanu D’Souza) bt St Mary’s SSC 0; St Lawrence HS 0 drew with Jamnabai Narsee 0