PIFA brush off Millat challenge, JMJ ride on Satish hat-trick to win big

A second half blitz saw JMJ Sports Club struck five goals past Mumbai Port Trust in Super Division encounter while PIFA come from goal down to win 4-2 in Elite Division

A second half blitz saw JMJ Sports Club struck five goals past Mumbai Port Trust in Super Division encounter while PIFA come from goal down to win 4-2 in Elite Division

Tarique Ansari opened the scoring around the half hour mark to put Millat in lead however Divine immediately struck the equalizer to put PIFA on level terms. Stephen’s added time goal before the lemon break ensured PIFA at advantage.

PIFA came out with full force with momentum on their side and added one more to the tally through Nawab’s goal round the hour mark. Merick Fernandes then managed to reduce the deficit few minutes later to bring Millat back into the game. However, a late goal from wellin put the game to bed diffusing any sort of fight back opportunity for Millat. The win took PIFA to the pole position of Elite Division table/

Meanwhile, JMJ Sports Club produced a five-star performance and smoothly cruised to a 5-0 win against Mumbai Port Trust in a Super Division match of the Rustomjee-MDFA League 2019-2020 and played out at the Neville D’Souza ground, Bandra on Wednesday.

The highlight of JMJ Sports Club’s easy victory was the brilliance of striker Satish Hawaldar who struck the last three goals, all in the final 10 minutes of the match. Earlier, Rohel Shaikh and Shival Yadav scored one goal each to give JMJ Sports Club the perfect start.

Results –

Elite Division:

Millat FC (Tarique Ansari 27’, Mericr Fernandes 67’) 2 – 4 PIFA (Divine 35’, Stephen 45+3’, Nawab 61’, Wellin 78’)

Super Div: 

JMJ Sports Club (Rohel Shiakh 61’, Shivam Yadav 78’, Satish Hawaldar 81’, 83’, 90’) 5 – 0 Mumbai Port Trust

2nd Division:

Shashtri nagar FC (Vedant Mishra 35+5’) 1 – 0 I.I.T Bombay (B)

Also Read: Mohammad Nawaz: Revolutionising the role of the goalkeeper in Indian football

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