PUNE: Loukik F.A were crowned Under-16 League Champions in the PDFA League 2021-22.
In a hard-fought final at the Ganga Legends, Bavdhan ground, Loukik F.A downed Step Over F.A 3-2 via the tie-breaker after playing out a 0-0 draw at the end of regulation time.
In the ensuing tie-breaker, Loukik F.A had Soham Sagar, Aarush Wankhede, Aditya Salunkhe score from their attempts, while for Step Over F.A Rohan Katyal and Evan D Rozario could only convert their penalty kicks
For Loukik F.A Asmay Gaikwad missed his attempt, while Arya Chougule, Jasveer Dhillon, Rohan Uttekar missed.
Earlier in the semifinals, Loukik F.A pipped Mathew F.A 1-0 and Step Over F.A shocked Krida Prabodhini 5-4 in the tiebreaker after playing out a 2-2 draw in regular time.
Ganga Legends, Bavdhan; Under-16 League
Final: Loukik F.A: 0 (3) (Soham Sagar, Aarush Wankhede, Aditya Salunkhe) bt Step Over F.A: 0 (2) (Rohan Katyal, Evan D Rozario)
III-Place: Krida Prabodhini: 3 (Sai Patil 29th, 40th; Om Hiwale 38th) bt Mathew F.A: 0
SF1: Loukik F.A: 1 (Asmay Gaikwad 60th) bt Mathew F.A: 0
SF2: Step Over F.A: 2 (5) (Rohan Uttekar 12th; Nidhish Bhosale 60+2; Rohal Katpal, Evaan D Rozario, Arya Chougule, Jasveer Dhillon, Rohan Uttekar) bt Krida Prabodhini: 2 (4) (Yug Agarwal 6th; Sai Patil 60th; Yug Agarwal, Neev Jain, Jay Katariya, Sai Patil)