CBI and FSI clinch all three points in Elite Division

CBI FSI

19th March 2019, Mumbai: On Tuesday, Central Bank of India (CBI) faced Central Railway while FSI Seaview locked horns against Mumbai Strikers in the MDFA Elite Division at the Neville D’Souza Ground, Bandra. CBI took advantage of the extra man and registered a 5-3 victory against Central Railway, whereas, FSI Seaview narrowly overcame Mumbai Strikers 2-1.

Corporate Group: Central Bank of India (Akshay Saptoji 2′, Shubham Pose 53′ & 82′, Russel Galbano 71′ & 80′) 5-3 Central Railway (Ajinkya Nalavade 12′, Sumesh Nair 74′, and Rashid Shaikh 90+2′)

The Bankers displayed a commendable performance as they left no stones unturned against an experience Central Railway side. It only took CBI two minutes to break the deadlock when Akshay Saptoji found the back of the net with a neat finish.

But just ten minutes later, Ajinkya Nalavade leveled the score for the Railways. Both the sides were on equal terms until Railways’ forward Shahbaz Pathan received a red-card which eventually turned the game around.

CBI swiftly took advantage of an extra man and piled huge pressure on Railways’ backline. In the second-half, Shubham Pose restored CBI’s lead before Russel chipped in another goal to increase the lead by two goals.

Central Railway’s hope was restored in the 74th minute when Sumesh Nair converted from the spot to cut short the deficit. But two more goals in the space of two minutes from Shubham and Russel took the game beyond Railway’s reach. Though Rashid Shaikh scored in the injury time, the match had already been sealed by the Bankers.

Private Group: FSI Seaview (Nehal Shetty 45+2′ and Ninad 65′) 2-1 Mumbai Strikers (Rakesh Patne 90+3′)

In the other game, Mumbai Strikers suffered another loss after going down 2-1 at the hands of FSI Seaview. After end-to-end stuff, it was FSI who broke the deadlock in the additional time of first-half.

Nehal Shetty got on the scoresheet after beautifully placing his effort into the back of the net. In the second-half, Ninad doubled the lead from the spot to add more misery on Mumbai Strikers. The Strikers pushed forward and only managed to get on the scoresheet in the last minute of the game.

Referee Susheel Kumar pointed towards the spot as Mumbai Strikers got an opportunity to pull a goal back. Rakesh Patne stepped up and converted his effort into the goal but it was too late as FSI held their nerves to claim all three points.

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

D’Souza Football Academy to conduct Youth Trials

Mumbai-based D’Souza Football Academy is going to conduct football scholarship trials for its youth squads. The trials will be conducted for players in the age group of under-7 to under-15….

Share

Oscar SSE to conduct trials for Youth I-League in U13, U15&U18 category in Mumbai

OSCAR SSE, an AIFF Accredited Academy invites all  U13, U15 & U18  players from ALL SOCIO-ECONOMIC  backgrounds for football trials to join our Elite teams to train round the year…

Share

Air India to conduct senior team trials for MFA Elite League on Monday

Mumbai-based Air India FC is set to conduct trials for their Senior Team to play the MFA Elite (Corporate) Division. One of the top-tier clubs from Mumbai – Air India…

Share

Air India to hold youth team trials on Monday

Mumbai-based Air India FC is set to conduct trials for their Youth Team for the MFA Super (Corporate) Division. One of the top-tier clubs from Mumbai – Air India will…

Share

Bhaichung Bhutia’s Residential Academy set to conduct trials in Mumbai

16th March, 2022: Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (BBFS) will conduct Residential Academy trials in Maharashtra for the academic year 2022-23.  In the next few months, the trials will be organized…

Share

Bombay Muslims Sports Club to conduct trials for its Elite Division Team

Mumbai-based Bombay Muslims Sports Club will conduct trials for its Elite Men’s team for the upcoming MFA Elite League. Bombay Muslims have been a regular outfit in Mumbai Football top…

Share

Mumbai Elite Division club Salsette FC to hold trials

Thane-based Salsette FC will be conducting football Trials this Saturday for their upcoming MFA Elite Division 2021-22 Campaign. Salsette FC had been playing in Super Division back in the 2016-17…

Share