• Friday, March 24, 2023


Spot-on Mumbai celebrate Premier Futsal triumph

Mumbai 5s with Ryan Giggs (right, second row) celebrate winning the Premier Futsal title

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Ryan Giggs’ Mumbai 5s won the inaugural Premier Futsal title in Goa on Sunday (24), beating Kochi 5s 3-2 on penalties. Kochi goalkeeper Casslone missed the crucial sudden-death spot-kick after the final finished 1-1 at the Peddam stadium. Mumbai, led by Manchester United legend Giggs, left in late to force a shoot-out, equalising in the 39th and final minute through man-of-the-tournament Angellot. Kochi, with their marquee player, former Real Madrid star Michel Salgado, took the lead when Moraes struck from close range in the 8th minute. Giggs and Salgado missed in the shoot-out, while Angellot and Perez (Mumbai) and Chaguinha…

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