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Rihaan nets four as Cathedral rout Scottish 5-0 for U-8 title

Updated on: 16 February,2024 07:40 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Gordon D’Costa | sports@mid-day.com

However, in the second session, Cathedral scored three more goals with Rihaan adding two and Kaveer Garodia chipping in with one to seal their triumph

Rihaan nets four as Cathedral rout Scottish 5-0 for U-8 title

The victorious Cathedral & John Connon football team with the MSSA U-8 Division-I trophy at Azad Maidan yesterday. Pics/ATUL KAMBLE

Cathedral & John Connon  (Fort) youngsters, inspired by the brilliance of their energetic skipper and dashing striker Rihaan Savla, seven, outshone Bombay Scottish (Mahim), charging to a 5-0 win in the boys under-8 Division-I final of the MSSA inter-school football tournament at Azad Maidan on Thursday.


Leading from the front, Rihaan showed excellent ball control and dribbling skills and scored the opening goal in the second minute. Three minutes later, the opportunistic Rihaan struck the second from a goal-mouth scramble.


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Bombay Scottish goalkeeper and captain Aveer Sachdev bravely withstood repeated assaults from the Cathedral strikers and made over half-a-dozen saves to deny the rivals from scoring more goals and keep the margin of defeat low. 

However, in the second session, Cathedral scored three more goals with Rihaan adding two and Kaveer Garodia chipping in with one to seal their triumph. 

Earlier, Campion School (Cooperage) defeated Holy Family (Andheri) 3-0 in the third-place match.

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