By R. Elahi
SRINAGAR: One match of the JKFA Khyber Premier Division Football League 2021 was played on Friday at Synthetic Turf TRC Srinagar. The Tournament is being telecast live for the first time by Frisk Film Production on ANN News Channel.
In the Premier Division match between ARCO FC and Novelty FC, Arco FC won by 3 goals to 1.
The match was expected to be a high voltage encounter and it lived up to the expectations of the spectators, who had thronged the venue in thousands.
ARCO FC succeeded in scoring the first goal through Ishafaq Teli in the 13th minute. The team then added another in 18th minute thhrough Waseem Haroon. The first half ended 2-0 in favour of ARCO FC.
In the second half, Novelty FC players created several attacking moves but were thwarted by the ARCO FC boys. However, in the 79th minute a penalty kick was awarded to Novelty and Alok converted it into a goal. With a life line, Novelty FC went looking for an equaliser but Owais Ahmad of ARCO FC managed to score his team’s 3rd goal in the 88th minute to seal the fate of the match. At final whistle, the score line read 3-1 in favour of ARCO FC.
In today’s fixture, Food & Supplies XI will take on Sports Council Football Academy at 4:00 PM.
A-Division League Results
In the ongoing A-Division Annual League football Tournament one match was played at Gindun Ground Rajbagh. The match was played between Pandrathan FC and Manzoor Towheed FC. Pandrathan FC won by 2 goals to nil.
1st Positive Kashmir KO Tournament
In the quarter final stage of the First Edition Positive Kashmir KO Tournament, J&K Police XI on Thursday defeated Positive Kashmir FC by 3 goals to nil.
The Police team scored through a penalty in 15th minute via Nainjot. They then added another in the 70th minute of second half through Faisal. J&K Police scored the third goal in the last moments of the match via Faisal to win the game 3-0
Pele Of Kashmir Tournament
The fourth match of the Pele of Kashmir KO Tournament was played on Thursday at Eidgah Playfield in which Old City FC and Hamdaniya FC played a 0-0 goalless draw.
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