Khalid Jamil’s side decimate Mumbai FC in Aizawl

AIZAWL: Aizawl FC continue their enviable home run as they defeated Khalid Jamil’s former team Mumbai FC 2-0 to climb to the top of the table, at least for the next 90 minutes until the final whistle in Shillong where Kingfisher East Bengal are set to lock their horns with hosts Shillong Lajong. Bayi Kamo’s (65?, 78?) two goals in the second half were enough to clinch the three points for the hosts.

Aizawl FC put the throttle right at the beginning, having challenged Kattimani who blocked a potential goal by Danmawia who received a volley from Rane just a couple of minutes into the match. Alfred Jaryan nearly gave his team a lead when he dribbled the ball and delivered a left-footer towards the net from a few yards outside the box. The ball went over the crossbar.

Jayesh Rane’s shot from 25 yards away after an assist by Alfred Jaryan also threatened the away keeper but the ball was cleared to the fortune of Santosh Kashyap’s side.

Towards the end of the first half, Alfred Jaryan took a free kick from 35 yards. Kattamini failed to secure the ball in his first touch but managed to hold onto the ball just moments before Aizawl FC forwards intervened.

The first half did not see any goal although Aizawl FC forwards troubled Mumbai FC defence several times.

Less than 10 minutes into the second half, Aizawl FC defender Kingsley’s shot from the inside border of the box shook the woodwork. Kingsley had received a well-timed pass from Kamo but his attempt failed by a few inches.

After a series of unsuccessful attempts, the home boys finally secured themselves a lead in the 65th minute. A timely assist by Aizawl FC Midfielder Brandon from the left flank was received by Bayi Kamo who opened the scoreline with a thunderous left-footed shot.

Aizawl FC further doubled their lead in the 78th minute. Al Amna’s pass from outside the box was easily converted by Kamo to increase his goal-scoring tally to four this season.

With two goals to his credit, Bayi Kamo was adjudged with the Hero of the Match award.

After this win today, Aizawl FC are topping the chart with 26 points from 12 matches, continuing their unbeaten run at home. Mumbai FC, however, will make all possible attempts to avoid relegation this season.

Khalid Jamil praised the performance of his boys, “They played a good game. We deserve the three points.” He also thanked the Aizawl FC fans for their support acknowledging their significance in their home wins.

Santosh Kashyap admitted, “The deserving team won.” He also lamented, “We did not have enough time to practise because of the festival yesterday which slowed down the traffic on our way to the grounds.”

Mumbai Customs to conduct trials for Elite League

Former champions Mumbai Customs will be holding open trials for the upcoming MFA Elite Corporate League (Elite Division) The 2019 MFA Elite Division champions Mumbai Customs are conducting open trials…

Share

Sunday Boys to hold trials for MFA 1st Division

MFA 1st division side Sunday Boys FC will be conducting trials in the first week of November for the upcoming football season Sunday Boys Football Club was established in the…

Share

Millat FC to hold trials for MFA Elite Premier League

Millat FC – a club plying their trade in MFA Elite Division will be conducting open trials for their upcoming 2022-23 season Last season Millat had a decent run in…

Share

MFA Elite Division club KSA to conduct trials for the upcoming season

Karnataka Sporting Association (KSA) – a club plying their trade in MFA Elite Division will be conducting open trials for their upcoming 2022-23 season Last season KSA had an amazing…

Share

Young Guns Football Acadmey to conduct trials for their upcoming MFA 3rd Division Campaign

MFA 3rd Division club Young Guns Football Academy will be conducting open trials on October 9th for their upcoming season in Mumbai Football Young Guns Football Academy was founded in…

Share

OSCAR SSE to conduct trials for Youth I League and YPL team in the U13 category in Mumbai

Mumbai-based OSCAR SSE will conduct trials for their Youth I League and YPL team on 16th and 17th July 2022 at Wings Sports Centre ground. Oscar SSE is a 2-star…

Share

ROQS to host trials for MFA Super Division

ROQS is revamping their squad for the upcoming season of the MFA Super Division. The team is organising trials for the men’s football team on Monday, 11th of July, 2022….

Share

MSP Academy is holding trials for the upcoming MFA Youth League

MFA Super Division club Mumbai Soccer Prodigies will be conducting trials for their MFA Youth League campaign on 22nd May 2022 in Bandra, Mumbai. Founded in 2006, the Mumbai Soccer…

Share

Football School of India to conduct Youth Trials

Mumbai-based Football School of India is going to conduct youth trials for its boys and girls squads. The trials will be conducted for players in the age group of under-13…

Share

Bengaluru FC Elite Youth Football Trials

Bengaluru Football Club is a professional club that competes in the Indian Super League (ISL) and are past champions of the I-League and ISL. The club has launched its Soccer…

Share