Ritika Goveas, a student of Ryan International School, Kharghar recently won the coveted Golden Boot Award in the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports Football League.
Ritika was awarded in the championship series that started a couple of months back for her stellar performance.
“It’s a huge honour to get the Golden Boot Award at such a prestigious championship being held in different categories. I was lucky to have scored so many goals with some good passing coming my way that helped me convert them into nets. This has motivated me to achieve bigger feats in the coming seasons,” said an ecstatic Goveas who has been playing football for over the last few years.
Ritika scored an outstanding 32 goals in 6 matches and was the highest goal scorer in the entire football tournament.
During her previous matches, Ritika slammed 12 goals out of 14 with a victory over Symbiosis Convent High School.
She also won ‘Player of the Match’ in the qualifier round and in the league round of the Mumbai City Championships of Reliance Foundation Youth Sports Football 2017.
Alice Vaz, her school principal, proudly said, “Her dedication to the game brought her the coveted title amongst other accolades. We are proud of her achievement.”