Annual Football League | AG Office-XI beat JKSPDC FC by 2-1 goals
Accountant General (AG) Office football team defeated J&K State Power Development Corporation football team (JKSPDC) by 2-1 goals in the match of premier division in annual football league at Synthetic Turf TRC ground here on Friday.
In the match Ag's XI dominated the initial phase but slowlyand gradually JKSPDC-XI also found their rhythm back starting to createproblems for the opposition. Despite getting couple of chances to score anearly goal both teams failed to take their chances and the first half endedwithout a goal being scored.
In the second half, pace of the game picked up with bothsides looking to take advantage of that of first goal. In the 57th minute ofgame, Hanan gave Ag's XI lead and in 70th minute Waseem Yousuf made it 2-0 forthem. Finding themselves trailing by two goals JKPSDC also launched the counterattacks. They succeeded in reducing the margin by one goal with Shafkat scoringfirst goal for them. However, it was too late as AG's Office XI emerged winnerby 2-1 goals.
Earlier in the match of the Super Division, Jehlum Sportsdefeated Al-Bilal FC by 3-2 goals. In the sixth minute of the first half Dawoodof Jehlum Sports scored first goal of the match and in the 15th minute of Aabidconverted a free kick into goal to equalize score for Al-Bilal Sports. At theend of first half score was 1-1.
Al-Bilal got brilliant start to second half, scoring theirsecond goal in 49th minute, taking 2-1 lead. Rattled by early goal, JehlumSports made counter move scoring equalizer through Dawood. In the dying minutesof the game, Aaqib scored all important third and winning goal for JehlumSports.
The tournament is organized by District FootballAssociation, Srinagar.