Akeraj Martin scored a brace for the Flaming Orange on Sunday afternoon.

Super-sub Akeraj Martins helped Sporting Clube de Goa to continue their winning streak as they defeated Panjim Footballers 4-1 on Sunday.

Sporting Goa head coach Savio Vaz made three changes to his side, which edged Corps of Signals in the last match. Myron Fernandes, Stendly Fernandes and Nigerian striker Philip Odogwu made the start for the Flaming Orange. On the other hand, Panjim Footballers boss Shekhar Ketkar also made three changes, as Kunal Kundaikar, Lokeshwar Talwar and Lloyd Cardozo started against Sporting Goa.

Sporting Goa looked dominant against Panjim Footballers from the beginning and almost took the lead in the 20th minute. Marcus Mascarenhas headed the ball home from a free-kick by George D’Souza, however, the assistant referee raised the flag for the offside.

Sporting Goa had another opportunity in the final minutes of the first half, when Philip dribbled past two defenders in the box but failed to convert the chance.

Sporting Goa made a change at the half time as Akeraj Martins replaced Assumption Soares. The forward scored within three minutes after coming on against Panjim Footballers, making it 1-0 for the Flaming Orange.

Down by a goal, Panjim Footballers also made a change in the following minutes. Clifton Fernandes replaced Krishna Hawas on the pitch and the midfielder equalized from his first touch to make it 1-1.

Sporting Goa took the lead again in the 72nd minute from a penalty, as Joseph Clemente converted to make the score 2-1.

Sporting Goa extended their lead again in the added minutes with two back to back goals from when Marcus Mascarenhas and Akeraj, making the score 4-1.