Bengal clinched their 32nd title after defeating Goa in the Santosh Trophy football tournament at GMC Athletic Stadium in Goa on Sunday.
The two teams were in a deadlock after 90 mins of regulation time. The match was decided in extra time when Manvir Singh’s goal sealed the title for Bengal.
Bengal had won the tournament 31 times before and have put up a consistent performance throughout the tournament.
On the other hand, Goa were inconsistent side in the group stage but they lifted their game on time to beat Kerala in the semifinals.
Bruno Colaco (Goa) was awarded the best goalkeeper of the tournament. Bengal's Provat Lakra got the Defender of the Tournament award.
Goa's Cajetan Fernandes get the best midfielder award. Bengal's Basanta Singh bags the Forward of the tournament award.