Fernandes scores to take Rangers into semis

Mumbai: Jacob Fernandes scored the all-important winner as Kalina Rangers overcame Kalina Village Boys ‘B’ in the ninth and final round league match of the 15th Kalina Football League -2015, organised by the Our Lady of Egypt Church Sports Committee, and played at the St. Mary’s High School ground, Kalina. The win secured Rangers a spot in the semi-finals.

In another match, Kalina Village Boys ‘A’ and IndoNest drew goalless and both also advanced to the last four round. Air India Colony had already booked their place in the penultimate round.

Meanwhile, in the veterans’ competition, Air India guided by Anthony Fernandes’ lone strike got the better of RCF by a narrow 1-0 margin.

Results – Men’s open (round-9): Kalina Village Boys ‘A’ 0 drew with IndoNest 0.

Kolovery Welfare Association ‘B’ 1 (Gleason Rodrigues) beat Kalina Village Boys ‘C’ 0.

Egyptian Boys 0 drew with Air India Colony 0.

Kolovery Welfare Association ‘A’ 2 (Dillon Kinny, Reldyn Jacinto) beat Kalina United 0.

Kalina Rangers 1 (Jacob Fernandes) beat Kalina Village Boys ‘B’ 0.

Veterans: Air India 1 (Anthony Fernandes) beat RCF 0.

Boxers 3 (Fazal Sheikh 2, Chandra) beat Versova Spartians 1 (Charnel D’Souza).

Kalina Rangers 4 (Kingsley Rebello 2, Trevor Rodrigues, Azhar Ansari) beat State Bank of India 0.

Semi-finals line-up:

Men’s open: Kalina Village Boys ‘A’ vs Air India Colony & Kalina Rangers vs IndoNest.

Veterans: Air India vs Golden Gunners & Kalina Rangers vs Boxers.

Boys’ Under-16: Junior Rangers vs Kalina Village Boys (KVB) & Farm House Sports Club (FHSC) vs Air India Colony.