Super Division: Court Road FC, IFC Nowgam Win Matches

SRINAGAR: Two matches of DFA Srinagar Super Division League were played on Wednesday at the Synthetic Turf TRC here.

The first match was played between Court Road FC and Solina Sports FC. In the closely contested match, both the teams missed several scoring opportunities. Hyder opened the account for the Court Road FC in 25th minute of the match. The half time score remained 1-0 in favour of Court Road FC.

The second half also witnessed some aggressive play by both the teams. While Solina Sports desperately looked for an equaliser, the Court Road FC players were bent on doubling their lead.

Sensing an opportunity, Court Road players hit Solina with a counter attack and managed to pass the ball to Hyder who made no mistake to convert for his second goal in the 68th Minute. Two nil down, Soina Sports tried to score pick up their game. But the solid defensive lines of the Court Road team ensured that no goal was scored till the referee blew the final whistle.

Court Road FC defeated Solina Sports FC by 2 goals to nil to ensure their top spot in Pool-C of the Super Division League. Solina remained second on the points table.

The second match was played between IFC Nowgam & Safaloo FC.

The equally balanced game saw IFC Nowgam’s Irshad Ahmad giving his team the lead in the 26th minute of the match. Leading by a goal boosted the confidence of IFC players and they kept defenders of opposite team under pressure. Team Safaloo tried to create opportunities but failed to find the net. At half time, IFC Nowgam led Safaloo FC by a solitary goal.

The second half also started with the two teams making all out efforts to score. The intense battle continued for most part of the second half.

However, IFC Nowgam successfully scored the second goal in the 53rd minute through Umer. Trailing by two goals, the Safaloo FC players tried their best to score, but IFC Nowgam held firm. The final score was 2-0 in favour of IFC Nowgam who climbed to the top Pool-B. Safaloo remained at the bottom of the Pool with this defeat.

The Tournament is organized by JKFA incollaboration with JKSC.

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