Shahnawaz helps JK Forest beat Police-XI
SAIF-UD-DIN MEMORIAL FOOTBALL TOURNEY
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Oct 19: Making it two games in a row, the JK Forest Football Team defeated Police-XI by 1-0 in the semi-final of the Saif-ud-Din Memorial knockout Football Tournament played at Polo Ground here on Wednesday.
In the span of two weeks, it was third crucial clash between the two sides in any major tournament. In Super League final Police-XI defeated Forest by 1-0. The Forest side settled the scores by defeating Police-XI in the final of 1st Greater Kashmir knockout Football on Saturday. In that perspective it was third crucial back to back clash between the two in which Forest prevailed over Police with the help of last minute goal by Shahnawaz.
It was again clash between Forest’s high flying attacking play lead by Shahnawaz and Police’s defensive play. Like previous clashes the match turned out a balanced script full of action, drama, emotions and quality individual acts. In first half, Forest got couple of chances but was not able to capitalize. At the end of first half score was 0-0.
In second half, Police-XI tried to get hold of the play by moving their forwards upwards but were not able to create enough trouble Forest. When it was looking that the game will turn as a goalless draw, Shahnawaz who has been the centre of Forest’s attacking line-up scored winner for them in 89th minute. With this strike Shahnawaz helped Forest-XI to book place into the final of the event. In final Forest will lock horns with Iqbal Sports.
The event is being organised by SP College in collaboration with J&K Football Association.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 19 Oct 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 19 Oct 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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