Fathimath Saliya of Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) is entitled as the Queen of Futsal following her illustrious display in the Milo 18/30 Women’s Futsal Fiesta (WFF) 2019.
Saliya played a major role in creating history for MPL, as they doubled the glory of 18/30 WFF for a second consecutive year. She was among the dream team of the tournament, for the second time in a row.
Saliya was also the captain to lift the trophy last year when they first crowned the championship of the tournament after beating Police Club on Penalties.
She scored two goals in the tournament and they speak pretty well about her role in the MPL’s tournament glory. Her first goal was against Club Immigration in the last match of the group stage. She tore it to the top corner to defeat Immigration in the closing seconds of the match, which made them progress to the semifinal as group leaders. Her second goal came in the final match, which took the lead for MPL after the initial setback. Police Club was never able to take the lead back, thereafter.
Speaking to PSM after the final match, Manager Mohamed Abdul Rahman of MPL said that Saliya was not hundred percent fit along with her teammate Shamila throughout the tournament.
However, that does not make the national team duo any weaker. They indeed proved to be the backbone of the tournament.
“Both our national team players, Saliya and Shamila was not hundred percent fit throughout the tournament. But they did well to succeed in the tournament”, Manager Mohamed Abdul Rahman.
OTHER AWARDS OF MILO 18/30 WOMEN’S FUTSAL FIESTA
Fair Play Player, Mariyam Rifa (Jersey No. 8) of DSC
Best Coach, Ahmed Visal of MPL
Most Promising Player U-25, Fathimath Theeba (Jersey .No. 7) of Police Club
Top Scorer, Sakuna Senabuth (Jersey No. 5) of Police Club with 16 Goals
Fair Play Team, DSC
Sakuna Senabuth (Jersey No. 5) of Police Club
Sawitree Mamyalee (Jersey No. 10) of Police Club
Fathimath Joozan Zareer (Jersey No. 11) of MPL
Fathimath Saliya (Jersey No. 6) of MPL
Azam Akhondi (Jersey No. 1) Goal Keeper of MPL
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