KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: MAK Kuwait won the 2nd Edition 7-a-side football tournament beating Soccer Kerala 1-0 in the finals played recently at Bayan Grounds, Kuwait.
The one-day tournament was organized by ‘Providence Group’ in aid of ‘ASRO CARITAS GOA” — an orphanage centre based at Mapusa, Goa, India.
MAK Kuwait beat a number of strong teams on their way to the final. MAK scored the match-winner in the finals through Shine Marcelino. Soccer Kerala played an excellent tournament as well.
Fr Franco Pereira was chief guest and spoke on the occasion while Antonio Almeida was the guest of honor.
Providence Group head Austin Abreo, while congratulating the winners and thanking all the participating teams and guests, duly acknowledged the support of sponsors and friends who made the tournament successful.
Matches were officiated by Rosario Colaco, Jerry, Rafiq, Sameer Nasri, Robert Barnard, Haris, Elvis, Saji, etc.
Kevin Vaz compered the entire event.
Glittering trophies were presented at the prize distribution ceremony. Following individual prizes were awarded:
Best Goalkeeper of the finals — (MAK Kuwait)
Best Defender of the tournament — Shafeek ( MAK Kuwait)
Best Midfielder of the Finals — Shine Marcelin (MAK Kuwait)
Best Striker of the Tournament — Ben Christil (MAK Kuwait)
Best Disciplined Team — Royal FC
The tournament was supported, Antonio Almeida(Kapico Travels & Tours), Mrs Nagla Rashwan (Kapico Travels & Tours), Ms Paulita Lundang (Kapico Travels & Tours), Mohammed Shah(Kapico Travels & Tours),Cajetan Fernandes (Skynet Miracles S.C) — Best Striker and Best Midfileder Trophy, Ali Asgar (Kapico Travels & Tours) — Best Decipline Trophy, Carlos Fernandes — Best Goal Keeper Trophy.
Prizes were presented at the hands of Fr Franco Pereira, Antonio Almeida , Austin Abreo, Steven Sequeira, Marshall Fernandes, Domnic Pereira, Cajie Fernandes, Salvodar Dias, Ameer, etc.
Winners Mak Kuwait comprised of: Abdul Rahman, Kabeer, Ben Christil, Sajesh, Samil, Shafeek, Abin Gopi, Shine Marcelin, Shaiju, Irshad and Jaris
Team Manager: Mansoor
A total of 20 teams participated in the tournament. Participating teams included St Rita — Maina, Soccer Kerala, Mahboula Strikers, Brazilian Boys, Xavierina Boys-Madel (Margao), Skyden, F.C. Sparx, Royal F.C., F.C. Goa, Mak Kuwait, Blasters Kuwait A & B, Susegad, Trivandrum Strikers F.C., Al Shabab, Trivandrum F.C., Roayal F.C., CFC Salmiya, UFC Mangaf and DHL FC.