AIFF MEDIA TEAM
NEW DELHI: In the first game of matchday three, Chanmari Zothan Futsal put seven goals past Baroda FC to secure their first win at the Hero Futsal Club Championship 2021-22.
The game kicked off at lightning speed as Chanmari Zothan took the lead in the first minute via K. Mama. Baroda FC hit back instantly, as Sheel Parikh hit an equaliser in the second minute. Avida put Chanmari back in the lead in the ninth minute, and after that, it was a one-way traffic.
Mawitea scored the fourth goal of the game before half-time for Chanmari Zothan, before a yellow card was flashed to Daniel Patel in the tenth minute of the game.
A blistering start in the second half ensured that Baroda FC had no chance to come back in the game. Three quick-fire goals were scored, one by Samuel and the other two by Mawitea, who completed his hat-trick in the process.
A scuffle followed near the 35-minute mark due to a foul, and as a result Vikramaditya Chhabra from Baroda FC alongside Tetea and K. Mama from Chanmari Zothan were cautioned. Mawitea scored another goal in the dying moments of the game to make it 7 for Chanmari Zothan and in the process, taking his own goal tally to four in the match.
This result means Baroda FC have bowed out of the tournament. Chanmari Zothan have their next match of the tournament against Mohammedan Sporting Club, and they will need to secure all three points to have any chance of qualifying for the semi-final stages.