Friday 22 June 2007

Maharashtra third at womens’ soccer championship in Jharkhand



PUNE: Maharashtra were satisfied with third place in the 28th Federation Cup Womens’ Football Championship held at Ranchi in Jharkhand from June 5 to June 10. Niyati Lokur was awarded the best goalkeeper of the tournament. Maharashtra won all two games out of three in first round, defeating Gujarat (9-0), Rajasthan (5-0) and losing to Orissa (0-1). Maharashtra lost to Bihar 2-3 in a thrilling encounter. Battling out for the third place, Maharashtra trounced Jharkhand 4-1. Main scorers were Manisha Vansode,
Manisha Jadhav, Chandrani Rai and Priyanka Gurav.

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