Acme wins 5-a-side tourney

The first match was against Mannar college. It was a scrappy win with us being a goal down at half time. After the break, Rajan scored in the middle of the second half to equalise and the match went into tie-breaker. We scored all the three spot kicks and our goal keeper Sathish saved a kick which pushed us to the second round. In the Quarter-final match we faced Unique Fc and we dispatched them with a thumping 5-0 margin. Ajmeer scored a hat-trick with Kumar netting a brace. In the semifinal we were up agaist the home team – Youth United Fc but our team continued the good form from the quaterfinal win and sailed through to the final with a comfortable 4-0 win. Again Ajmeer and Kumar scored for us with Terry and Narenthran too finding the net.The final was against the TVS Soccer club, the runner up in the domestic league. It was a end-to-end affair. The first half ended 1-1 with plenty of goal-mouth action. After the restart, we took the lead with a deflected effort from Ajmeer. As the game was heading for the final whistle Rajan was adjudged to have handled the ball in the penalty area and the TVS Soccer club equalised from the resultant penalty. So the game was even after the final wistle at 2-2. With both teams scoring all their spotkicks in the tie-breaker the game moved into sudden death. It was 4-4 after the 4th kick. Then our goal keeper Sathish turned hero as he saved the 5th kick which was taken by his counter part and won the game with his final kick to win the trophy.

Pre Quater Vs mannar College: Won 3-2 in tie-breaker (1-1 full time – Scorer: Rajan)

Quater final Vs Uniqe FC: Won 5-0 (Scorers: Ajmeer 3 & Kumar 2)

Semi Final Vs Youth United FC: Won 4-0 (Scorers: Ajmeer, Kumar, Terry & Naren)

Final Vs TVS soccer Club: won 5-4 via sudden death (2-2 full time – Scrores: Rajan & Ajmeer)