Bengal would hope to keep up their stranglehold in the Santosh Trophy football competition while Goa look for their 6th title when the two sides go up against each other in the summit conflict here on Sunday.
Bengal, who have won the competition 31 times, have set up a predictable execution all through the competition. They have a solid guard and are yet to surrender an objective in the control time up until now.
Goa, then again, have been a conflicting side in the gathering stage. Nonetheless, they lifted their amusement on time to beat Kerala in the elimination rounds and they now will hope to keep the force against Bengal in the last match at the GMC Athletic Stadium here.
It’s the third time Goa is facilitating this competition. In 1972, Goa lost to Bengal however in 1990 they beat Kerala to win the title.
The home side will have the advantage of playing before their home fans however that may likewise bring included weight them. In the wake of ruling the primary half against Kerala, Goa were steamrolled in the second half and notwithstanding two or three great spares by Bruno Colaco and a fine execution at the heart of guard by Peter Carvalho, the story could have been distinctive.
Mentor Mateus Costa said that his group will put its best foot forward and attempt and win the trophy before home fans.
“The young men have worked truly difficult to achieve the last and I can guarantee you that whoever goes ahead the pitch will give more than their 100 for every penny. We need to win the trophy before our home fans and we will give it our everything,” he said.
“Bengal are a decent side and have been reliable in the competition. They have a solid resistance and are yet to surrendered an objective up until now. Manvir Singh has been noteworthy forthright and we have worked a procedure to counter them. It will be a decent challenge and my young men would prefer not to miss this chance to win at home,” he included.
Bengal have given a decent record of themselves to achieve the elimination rounds before they defeated a lively Mizoram by means of punishment shootout. “Goa have a large portion of their players playing in I-League and their experience will come great tomorrow against us.
Our own is characteristic ability as none of our young men played at national level however their battling soul and feeling of teach has brought us up until this point. Tomorrow, the young men will continue battling to conquer Goa and win the title for the 32nd time,” said mentor Mridul Baanerjee.