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St. Patrick’s beats Zahira in a thrilling to last minute match to enter Thapare Championship Semi finals

In a match thrilling to the final whistle St. Patrick’s College, Jaffna beats Zahira College in tie-breaker, to enter the Semi final of the Papare Foot Ball Championships. The above quarter finals was held at the Colombo Sugathathasa Stadium yesterday evening at 6.00 p.m. Colombo Zahra college was pitted against St. Patrick’s College, Jaffna. As both teams equally strong the match was thrilling to the final whistle.

After some time into the game, St. Patrick’s brought the match into control to score 3 goals in succession to lead 3:0 at the lemons. However, Zahira College fought back in the second half turned the tide and scored 3 goals in succession to level the scores at the final whistle.

Ina context where the star player missed his chance in the tie breaker, with other four players converting their chances into goals. Zahira College was able to score only 3 goals in the tie breaker and St.Patrick’s  romped into the Semi Finals beating Zahira by 4:3