Tarun Sporting edge out Mumbai FC U-17 on penalties to finish third

Tarun Sporting bagged the 3rd position against Mumbai F.C in the 3rd division match of M.D.F.A. (Mumbai District Football Association) at St Xavier’s ground, Parel on 29 May 2015.

Mumbai F.C were very firm during the start of the game and had the maximum ball possession
Mumbai F.C’s Arbaaz Kapadia made an attempt to score in the 3rd minute but his close range shot went few feet over the cross bar.

Mumbai FC had great chances to open the scoring after they were granted many free kicks but they failed to aptly direct it toward the goal and hence they missed many chances. They lost control of the game and Tarun Sporting started attacking.

Tarun Sporting’s Mustafa H. made a good attempt to score from 6 yards in the 15th minute. He got a cross from Kashif B. which he controlled and drilled it goalwards but it went wide away from goal.

Minutes later Tarun Sporting’s Mustafa B’s good piece of play saw him skip many players but his efforts went away from goal. He ran along with the ball from the half line and skipped Mumbai F.C’s Melroy and shot but it was not a well-directed shot hence it did not turn into the goal.

Mumbai F.C came back into the game strongly in the 17th minute when Cyrus Karbhari snatched the ball from Tarun Sporting’s Nayeem Hasan and dribbled the ball towards the target. He was again blocked by goalkeeper but he crossed him and shot on target. Mumbai F.C made it 1-0.

2minutes later Tarun Sporting’s equalized their score when Robinson F. got a pass from Nayeem Hassan. Mumbai F.C Melroy tried his best to snatch the ball but Kashif Baghdadi crossed him and smashed it on target to level the scores.

The first half ended with Mumbai F.C and Tarun Sporting equal at 1-1.

In the second half of the game Mumbai F.C had the maximum chances but they failed to score.

Both teams were cautious after the restart and none of the tams wanted to fall behind and hence the game was lacked any kind of tempo.

10 minutes after the break Mumbai F.C got a chance to from a free kick when Mumbai F.C’s Mayur Suvare controlled the ball outside the penalty box and shot but his shot was saved by the goalkeeper and it rebounded off and the opponent team player grabbed the loose ball and cleared the field.

In the 45th minute Mumbai F.C missed another chance as the goalkeeper came forward and made a save for the shot hit by Calun Baretto. Mumbai F.C’s Harsh Rali skipped many players and crossed to Calun Baretto shot towards the target but his efforts were well shielded by the goalkeeper.

With the full time whistle the game ended with 1-1 draw. Both the team had to play for a tie breaker.

Both the teams were successful to correctly shoot in the first five chances. The 6th chance changed the game and turned the whole game in Tarun Sporting’s favor as Mumbai F.C failed to score in the 6th penalty shootout.

Tarun Sporting became the second runner up and secured the third position. Mumbai F.C were unfortunate as they lost the last game on penalties.

Somaiya FC announces trials for the upcoming 2024-25 Season

Somaiya FC, having secured a commendable 5th position in the MFA Super Division last season, has announced open trials as they gear up for upcoming season. The team, known for…

Share

VR Academy to conduct trials for 2024-25 Season

Mumbai based VR Academy has announced trials for the upcoming 2024-25 season. The club is looking for talented young players to join our esteemed academy and participate in various competitive…

Share

MH ORANJE FC U-17 Trials for the Upcoming Season

With a proud legacy of nurturing talent and achieving excellence, Maharashtra Oranje FC has recently made waves with appearances in I-League 2, securing a remarkable runner-up position in the fiercely…

Share

Football School of India announce trials for Young Talents

Football School of India (FSI) has announced trials for young football enthusiasts in the upcoming week of June. A golden opportunity for aspiring players to showcase their talents and potentially…

Share

MFA Super League club Charkop FC to conduct open trials for upcoming Season

Calling all aspiring football stars! Charkop FC, a MFA super division club based in Charkop, Kandivali, is set to conduct Open Trials for the upcoming season. About Charkop FC: In…

Share

Mumbai 42 Football Academy to conduct trials for Youth players

Newly established Mumbai 42 Football Academy will be conducting trials for young footballers in the upcoming week.

Share

SSE BFC to conduct trials for U9 to U17 age group players

SSE BFC Soccer School will be conducting fresh trials this month for players aged below 17 to be part of their football program SSE BFC Soccer Schools is a football…

Share

India Khelo Football Season 3 Trials for Mumbai and Thane are here

India Khelo Football (IKF) is back with Season 3 of its widely acclaimed trials with an aim to cover more than 50 cities this time around. After the resounding success…

Share

Mastering the Art of Football Trials: Key Pre-Trial Factors to Keep in Mind

Football trials are a critical juncture for aspiring players to showcase their skills and secure a spot in a team. To maximize your chances of success, it’s essential to tailor your approach based on your playing position as well as keeping in mind a few pre-trial factors.

Share

Somaiya Sports Academy to conduct trials for MFA 2nd Division campaign

Somaiya Sports Academy is looking for passionate young football players for the Somaiya Sports Academy Football Team to compete in the MFA 2nd Division League 2023-2024. If selected, you will…

Share