SRINAGAR– The 2023 Srinagar Premier League saw two exciting Round 12 matches on Tuesday at Synthetic Turf TRC here.
In the first game of the day, a 4 pm kick off, Star Kashmir FC locked horns with Real Kashmir FC. The matchup between two youthful local clubs sprung to life in the 8th minute when Shariq gave Star Kashmir the lead. Real Kashmir spent rest of the half chasing shadows as it ended 1-0. Star Kashmir started the second half in similar fashion to first, as Suhaib doubled their lead in the 54th minute. Being 2-0 down, Real Kashmir created several close chances, including a penalty, but were ably denied by Star Kashmir goalkeeper, Adil Hussain, who took home the man of the match award for his incredible effort between the posts as Star Kashmir FC won 2-0.
The second contest of the day saw Novelty FC take on Ali Jana FC at 7 pm. The game was highly contested as both teams had opportunities to take the lead. Favourites Ali Jana broke the deadlock in 64th minute through Damkei. Although Novelty boys tried their best to find an equaliser, it wasn’t to be as Ali Jana held tight to win the game 1-0.
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