Velaa Private Island Maldives Crowned Tekkers Resort Cup Champions

  • Maldives
  • Sports
PUBLISHED 04 September 2023

Velaa Private Island Maldives emerged victorious in the Grand Finale of the Tekkers Resort Cup 2023, defeating St. Regis Vommuli Maldives on penalties after the match was tied 1-1 after extra time.

The match was a closely contested affair, with both teams creating chances. St. Regis took the lead late in the first half through Ibrahim Nasath, but Velaa equalized in the second half through Ibrahim Najah.

The match went to extra time, but neither team was able to find a winner. The penalty shootout was also closely contested, but Velaa goalkeeper Ahmed Shifau saved a crucial penalty to give his side the victory.

Velaa Private Island Maldives were deserving winners, having played some excellent football throughout the tournament. They were also well-organized and disciplined, which was key to their success.