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First PNGFA-DBTI Futsal wraps up season

The evening started with the third and fourth play-off with DBTI Juventus edge out Paradise High 7-6 in a hard fought battle in the U19 division. Scribble On in a one sided affair crush Cuzzy United 10-5 in the open divison and in the mix division, See Bees defeated Arsenal 9-7.

After the third and fourth play-off, saw the first and second place from the three division battle it out to claim the championship cup.

In the opening match Awikot couldn’t come easy on Mix Mates in the mix division and brought them down in a challenging match 5-3.

While in the U19 division, Saint Peters have tasted victory with a hard earned 3-2 result against DBTI Pythons and the home side, DBTI Turin put up a good performance to edge out the Milne Bay boys, Almis 5-3 in the open division.

The evening ended with the presentation of awards with the 1st runner-up, 2nd runner-up and 3rd runner-up in each division were awarded with medals and trophies while the champions in each division walk away with a cup and medal for individual players.

On hand to watch the game and present the awards is PNGFA executive member Simon Koima who said he was so happy to see the outcome of the competition and like to see bigger and better next season.

In an interview, DBTI Sports Coordinator Francis Banania thank all the participating teams for making the first futsal competition a success and said it was great to see from the elimination round up to the finals, players showing good ball skills with good attitude and values.

As the saying of Don Bosco goes, “You can run, jump, shout, make noise, play but do not sin.”

He said for them they believe that soccer can give more in learning the values and for Don Bosco what is important is the values because Don Bosco believes the soul of these young players are very important.

“It is good to have these good coordination and partnership with PNGFA to develop the game to our students to learn and benefit from for their future,” says Banania