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 slowly and gradually JKSPDC-XI also found their rhythm back starting to create problems for the opposition. Despite getting couple of chances to score an early goal both teams failed to take their chances and the first half ended without a goal being scored.
In the second half, pace of the game picked up with both sides looking to take advantage of that of first goal. In the 57th minute of game, Hanan gave Ag’s XI lead and in 70th minute Waseem Yousuf made it 2-0 for them. Finding themselves trailing by two goals JKPSDC also launched the counter attacks. They succeeded in reducing the margin by one goal with Shafkat scoring first goal for them. However, it was too late as AG’s Office XI emerged winner by 2-1 goals.
Earlier in the match of the Super Division, Jehlum Sports defeated Al-Bilal FC by 3-2 goals. In the sixth minute of the first half Dawood of Jehlum Sports scored first goal of the match and in the 15th minute of Aabid converted a free kick into goal to equalize score for Al-Bilal Sports. At the end of first half score was 1-1.
Al-Bilal got brilliant start to second half, scoring their second goal in 49th minute, taking 2-1 lead. Rattled by early goal, Jehlum Sports made counter move scoring equalizer through Dawood. In the dying minutes of the game, Aaqib scored all important third and winning goal for Jehlum Sports.
The tournament is organized by District Football Association, Srinagar.