PANAJI: Goa University won the West Zone Inter University Football Women Championship 2022-23, which was organised by Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Gwalior (LN.I.P.E, Gwalior) from 03-01-23 to 08-01-23. Goa University was top of the table with five points (Goal for (G.F) =7 and Goal Against (G.A) =3, followed by host L.N.I.P.E, Gwalior, with five points and G.F=5 & G.A=1, University of Mumbai with five points and G.F=5 & G.A=3, and University of Kota, zero points.
In the first match of the league, which was played today (07/01/2023), Goa University defeated the University of Kota, Kota 4-0. Match fully dominated by Goa University in which two goals each came from Aniela Barretto and Karen Estrocio. In the Second and third match of the league played on 08/01/2023 Goa University drew with University of Mumbai with a score 2-2 (Goal Scorer for GU: Karen Estrocio 2 goals and also in the last match of the league, Goa University drew with L.N.I.P.E, Gwalior with a score of 1-1, (Goal Scorer for GU: Namita Govekar) a well contested match were in the equally strong team of the championship played their heart out.
Also the team has qualified for All India Inter-University Football Women Championship 2022-2023 to be held at L.N.I.P.E, Gwalior from 12/01/2023 to 17/01/2023.
The following was the Goa University Football squad at the West Zone Inter-University Football Women Championship 2022-23;
Karen Estrocio, Khushboo V. Saundatikar, Jossel Mascarenhas, Flani Costa, Aaroshi R. Govekar, Rhea Pires, Tanvi D. Khedekar, Roanna Alviona Dias, Durva D Kharpalkar, Aniela Barretto, Rizella Cia Almeida, Alicia Suzy Fernandes, Aniksha D. Morajkar, Aqsa Sayed, Pushpa A. Parab, Joyvi Fernandes, Namita S. Govekar, Clency Miranda, Akshata A. Mahale and Donea Celia Fernandes.
Team Coach: Mr.Collin Vaz; Team Manager: Worrel D’souza and Ms. Shubhali Gaunkar.