Phase Two of the first ever Engineering Sports Carnival for futsal took place on 12th April 2018. Each team was representing each of the engineering department (Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical) previously decided in Phase One, the games started at 8pm sharp. The format was round robin and the team with the highest points wins.
Chemical Engineering Group faced off Civil Engineering group in the first game. It was fairly quiet until Harvin from Chemical Engineering opened the scoring with a cool back heel. Civil Engineering then conceded another goal in the second half to end the game 2-0.
Next up was Electrical against Civil Engineering. Electrical Engineering struck fast with Omar Waleed scoring the first goal early in the first half. Mere seconds later, Ali Tolba missed a chance to double the lead with an open goal. Throughout the entire game, Electrical Engineering piled on the pressure and eventually thrashed Civil Engineering 5-0.
In the third game, Mechanical Engineering group faced off Civil Engineering. Civil Engineering was quite tired from playing two games straight. Mechanical Engineering maintained the pressure and the game ended with the score of 4-0 with Nitro scoring a brace. Ahmed Ashraf, the goalkeeper of Civil Engineering kept the team’s integrity intact by making quite a number of saves.
Chemical Engineering then went up against Electrical Engineering. The game started with both sides having equal chances but Electrical Engineering brock the deadlock first. Kavin scored the equaliser from a freekick that Electrical Engineering were not happy about. Eventually, the game ended with a score of 1-1.
Electrical Engineering played against Mechanical Engineering in the second last game of the event. Justin from Mechanical Engineering drew first blood. Electrical Engineering fought hard with no results for most of the game. In the dying seconds of the match, Electrical Engineering managed to level the scores, 1-1.
Sixth and Final Game
The last match of the day was between Chemical and Mechanical Engineering. This match was important and pretty much determined the final standings. Both sides picked up the pace and had a number of efforts denied by each team’s goalkeepers. Mechanical Engineering scored first only to have Harvin score a brace to put Chemical Engineering in the lead. Just before halftime, Mechanical Engineering brought the scores back to square one at 2-2. Tengku Faiq of Chemical Engineering scored from long range halfway through the second half to put the team back in the lead. After a few moments of back and forth action, the match ended with a score of 3-2.
First Place: Chemical Engineering Group
Second Place: Electrical Engineering
Third Place: Mechanical Engineering
Written by: Bervyn Tan