Mumbai : Milan Club, riding on the brilliance of striker Amey Bhatkal, who notched up a fine hat-trick, managed to carve out a well-deserved 3-2 win against ND2 Soccer Starz in a thrilling Group-A league match of the third Borivali Premier Football League (BPFL), conducted by the Borivali Sports Foundation and played at the St. Francis D’Assisi High School ground, Borivali.
The opportunistic scorer netted the first of his three goals in the 19th minute and three minutes struck his second to double Milan’s lead. He completed his feat scoring Milan’s third goal in the 54th minute. Soccer Starz who put up quite a determined fight managed to score two goals through Dhuval Waghela in the 39th minute and Prathamesh Nalavade 47th minute.
Bhatkal of Milan Club was the obvious choice to win the ‘Player of the Match’ award.
Milan who clinched their fourth win on the trot, continue to sit pretty at the top with 12 points. Soccer Starz who suffered their first defeat have seven points.
In the second match, Vibrants SC recorded their maiden victory when they ropmed to a 3-1 win over bottom-placed Kajupada Football Club. For Vibrants the goals came through Nidhim Joseph (40th min), Kunal Mane (45th min) and Daivik Rao (52nd min), while Kajupada scored a consolation goal through Srirang Gole (50th min). Nidhim Joseph of Vibrants FC won the Player of the match award.