By R. Elahi
SRINAGAR: Two matches of the DFA Srinagar ‘A’ Division League were played on Wednesday at Gindun Ground, Rajbagh here.
The matches are part of the ongoing DFA Srinagar Annual Football League Tournament 2021. No Super Division matches were held on Wednesday as teams have now entered the second stage of the League.
In ‘A’ Division League first match, Baghi Hamdan FC took on Nishat FC.
Nishat FC took the lead through Zeeshan before scoring another through Mushtaq Ahmad. The match ended 2-0 in favour of Nishat FC.
The second match of the ‘A’ Division was played between Makhdoomi FC and Al-Rashid FC.
Al-Rashid scored two goals in the match courtesy Hatim and Kamran. Although, Makhdoomi FC created several chances they couldn’t capitalise on any. The match ended 2-0 in favour of Al-Rashid FC.
Meanwhile, the Super Division League will restart from Thursday at Synthetic Turf, TRC. The ten teams that qualified for the 2nd Stage have been placed in two pools and will battle it out to reach the finals of the competition.
In the first set of matches, Court Road FC will take on Qamarwari FC and in the other match, Syed Tajuddin FC will play FC Views.
The other teams to have qualified for the Super Division 2nd stage include: IFC Kashmir, Fort View FC, Real Kashmir U18, Galaxy FC, Towheed FC and Jehlum FC.
The top two team from the Super Division 2021 will be promoted to the Premier Division 2022.
Pertinently, JKFA has revealed to Kashmir Observer that J&K’s top-most footballing league, the Premier Division 2021, will start from September 27.
The Premier Division 2021 is set to include J&K’s best teams including J&K Bank FC, Real Kashmir FC, Lonestar Kashmir FC, Downtown Heroes FC, Hyderya Sports FC, and many others.
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