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FC Goa U17 team begin U-17 Youth Cup campaign with draw!

The FC Goa U-17 side kick-started their U-17 Youth Cup campaign on Saturday, December 24 at the Benaulim Football Ground where they came back from behind to hold ARA FC to a 3-3 draw.

The Young Gaurs broke the deadlock in the 14th minute through Saideep Tate, but Krishna S brought the scoresheet back to level terms with his strike for ARA FC in the 26th minute.

Following the change of ends, FC Goa took the lead once again in the 66th minute, when Likson Rebelo found the back of the net. ARA FC, however, fought back hard and scored in the 68th and 72nd minute to turn the tides in their favour.

In the 82nd minute, the Boys in Orange were awarded a penalty which was converted successfully by Prachit Gaonkar to restore parity on the scoreboard.

Their next assignment is against Bengaluru FC at the Benaulim Football Ground on Monday, December 26.

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