In the men’s category, St Xavier’s College Mapusa defeated Saraswat Caculo College and reached the finals. S S Dempo College throttled DM’s College, Assagao and were the other finalist. The finals were evenly contested with hosts S S Dempo College taking the lead. However, St Xavier’s soon equalised to restore parity just before the lemon break. The match ended in one all draw. S S Dempo College won the match 6-5 in the penalty shoot-out.
Chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony was IPS, (IGP, Goa Police) Sunil Garg, the guest of honour was GFA president Elvis Gomes, special invitees present were Romeo Fernandes, Mandar Rao Dessai and Keenan Almeida (FC Goa) along with principal Radhika S Nayak and vice principal Harip Khanapuriand. The dignitaries presented team-trophies, medals, certificates and cash prizes to the winners and runners-up.?
Best Player of the finals (Women) – Desiree Pereira of St Xavier’s College
Best Player of the finals (Men): Gautam Dias of S S Dempo College
S S Dempo College Men’s Team with the winning trophy
Government College of Quepem Women’s Team with the winning trophy
The football gala held from 30 July to August 1 witnessed 16 teams in the men’s category and 8 teams in the women’s category
As part of the golden jubilee celebration The Dempo Charities Trust’s S S Dempo College of Commerce and Economics organised an inter-collegiate football tournament in association with Goa Football Association for the Golden Jubilee Cup at Duler Football Stadium, Mapusa.
The football gala held from 30 July to 1 August witnessed 16 teams in the men’s category and 8 teams in the women’s category. The respective teams showcased their talent and skills in the hopes of winning glittering trophies, medals and cash prizes on offer. A total number of twenty matches were played in the three-day soccer fiesta. Individual trophies were presented to the ‘best promising player’ at the end of every match.
In the women’s category, Government College, Quepem defeated St Xavier’s College Mapusa and won the S S Dempo Golden Jubilee Cup 2015. Both teams displayed grit and excellent team spirit.