Goa Pro League: FC Goa Dev Team draw 1-1 with Sesa Academy

TheFC Goa Developmental team played out a 1-1 draw with Sesa Academy in their Goa Pro League match held at Duler Stadium, Mapusa on Friday.

Hayden Fernandes opened the scoring for the young Gaurs while Richard Cardoz equalised for Sesa Academy. The Gaurs started with Opi up front, flanked by Kapil Hoble and Tlunga. Flan Gomes played as an attacking midfielder, ahead of Hayden and Nestor Dias.

The Dev Team started brightly as they looked to press Sesa from the start. In a see-saw half, Hoble went closest as his 40-yard strike hit the top of the post. The match was finely poised at 0-0 at half-time.

FC Goa took the lead through Hayden as confusion inside the box meant the ball fell to the central midfielder who placed his finish in the far corner of the net in the 50th minute. Sesa equalised in the 67th minute as Cardoz ran down the right wing before placing a finish beyond Dylan. Aaren D’Silva and Ivon Costa came on as substitutes as the match ended 1-1.