Premier UT League: J&K Bank, Kashmir Avengers Win Matches

SRINAGAR: In the ongoing Premier UT Football League 2020-21 (2nd Phase) two matches were played on Wednesday at the Synthetic Turf Ground, TRC in Srinagar.

In the first match, a 2:30 pm kick off, J&K Bank XI took on SWFC Ushkura Baramulla. The match started with an offensive display as both teams attacked each others half. The SWFC boys played with confidence in the beginning but could not withstand the pressure exerted by the experienced Bank team. The match ended with J&K Bank defeating SWFC Ushkura by 5 goals to nil.

In the second match of the day, a 4:30 pm kick off,  Kashmir Avengers FC went head-to-head with Iqbal FC Kaloosa Bandipora. The match seemed evenly balanced in the beginning. Both the teams tried their best to find an opening but it was Kashmir Avengers FC who got the breakthrough in the 27th minute. After successfully converting the team goal, the Avengers maintained the slender lead till the end of the 1st half.

The 2nd half began with Iqbal FC Kaloosa trying hard to equalize while Kashmir Avengers sought to add more to their goal tally. However it was Iqbal FC who struck in 75th minute and scored the equalizer.  But Iqbal FC’s joy was short lived as the Avengers created a beautiful move and doubled their lead. The final score was 2-1 in favour of Kashmir Avenger FC.

The Premier League will continue today as well with two matches scheduled to take place at the Synthetic Turf, TRC. In the first match Dar Sports Kupwara take on Etihad FC Pulwama at 2:30 pm. While in the second match, Shopian FC will lock horns with Ferrari Lions Ganderbal at 4:30 pm.

The Premier UT League 2020-21 (2nd Phase) is organized by the Jammu & Kashmir Football Association (JKFA) in collaboration with Jammu & Kashmir Sports Council (JKSC).

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