Galaxy FC Lifts Srinagar Super Division Title

Defeats Jehlum FC 2-0 in the final

By R. Elahi

SRINAGAR: The final match of Srinagar Super Division League 2021 was played between Galaxy FC and Jehlum FC on Tuesday at Synthetic Turf, TRC here.

Both teams came into the tie well matched and equally confident of securing a win. The match began with both teams keeping possession and creating chances. Galaxy, however, took the lead in 25th minute through a goal by Furqan. Jehlum FC players tried to create openings but couldn’t break through their opponent’s defense. At half time the score read 1-0.

The second half of the match saw team Jehlum with an added urgency. Gakaxy defended astutely and in the 65th minute, the team counter-attacked and scored their second goal through Shazan. At 2-0, the match was well and truly out of reach for Jehlum FC. The score remained the same till final whistle.

An award ceremony was held after the match in which Joint Secretary, J&K Sports Council, Bashir Ahmad Bhat distributed prizes and mementoes among players and officials. The officials of DFA Srinagar and JKFA were present on the occasion.

The tournament was organized by DFA Srinagar in collaboration with JKSC.

Both Galaxy FC and Jehlum FC will be seen in the Premier Division League for the 2022 season.

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