Independence Cup 2016: Athang Kanekar’s twin goals send Kenkre FC into the next round

Two splendid goals from Athang Kanekar was enough for Kenkre FC to register a comprehensive 2-0 victory over Young Boys Football Club in their 1st round encounter in Independence Cup 2016, at St. Xavier’s Ground, Parel.

Young Boys did have their chances, but couldn’t make the best out of it against a strong backline of Kenkre FC. Nitesh Aswani, Swagat Jain, Aditya Gole defended pretty well for the boys in green to deny Young Boys a quite a number of times.

Athang scored his first goal in the 12th minute, which was followed by another goal in the 24th minute to seal the match for Kenkre FC.

Kenkre FC will be playing the defending champions Western Railways in the quarter-finals tomorrow.