JKFA Annual League Football Tournament
Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, July 15: Nine matches were played in the ongoing State Annual League Football tournament at Polo Ground West and Synthetic Turf TRC, here.
At Polo Ground West, Rangreth FC defeated Real Kashmir Under-15 by three goals to two (3-2) and in the second match Tawheed FC held IFC Nowgam to draw.
In the third match Lonestar Under-15 defeated Court Road FC by one goal to Nil (1-0).
The fourth match was played between Ali Jana FC and Majid Bagh FC of Junior Division, wherein former defeated latter by four goals to one (4-1).
In the fifth match , Qamarwari FC defeated Royal Sports Club by two goals to one (2-1).
At Synthetic Turf TRC Ground, Solina Sports held Syed Tajuddin Sports to (2-2) draw, while in another match at this venue, Hyderya Sports defeated Rahim Green FC by a solitary goal (1-0).
The third match at this venue was played between JKSPDC XI and J&K Bank Academy. In this high voltage match, both the teams created openings and tried to penetrate the defence lines of each other, however, J&K Bank Academy succeeded in scoring a goal in 20th minute of the 1st half. The first half ended with 1:0 in favour of J&K Bank Academy. The second half was dominated by JKSPDC XI and their players made some excellent moves and leveled the score by scoring a brilliant goal. JKSPDC XI consolidated their position & in the dying moments of second half scored another goal. Thereby JKSPDC XI defeated JK Bank Academy by two goals to one (2-1).
The fourth match of Premier Division was played between Kashmir Maharaja FC & Arco FC, Kashmir Maharaja FC dominated the start of the play but the solid defence of Arco FC foiled their moves. In 43rd minute of 1st half Arco Sports scored a field goal. In the second half, Kashmir Maharaja FC tried very hard to level the score but could not. Thus Arco FC defeated Maharaja FC by a solitary goal.
The tournament is organized by District Football Association Srinagar, Medical Partner Rahim Green & Football Sponsor Sports International (VECTOR).