Second half goals see Central Railway SA edge BOI 2-1

Central Railway SA

In an intense Elite division encounter, Central Railways SA edge BOI while in Super Division MPT ride on late goals to get the better of Central Railway MD. Meanwhile Sanpada FC win big in 2nd division

Central Railway started out brightly in the first half with some good movements and chances. However profligacy in front meant goals were hard to come by. Railway’s Rashid had couple of chances coming across him only for him to miss the target.

With team struggling for goals, Coach Raghuvir brought Shahbaz into the field at the break. The substitute didn’t take long to prove his manager right scoring immediately after comng into the pitch to make it 1-0 in favour of Railways. Bank of India soon responded with couple of threatening attacks. In the 67th minute, they finally managed to equalize when Saurabh Dongre found himself in space to produce an delicate chip shot over an onrushing Railway goalkeeper to make it 1-1.

However minutes after, Central Railway were back on track with Suresh Nair marked heavily by BOI defender, produced a similar chipped shot over the keeper to send his side in front. In the final moments of BOI put men forward in search of equalizer. BOI had golden opportunity to go level when Jagdish Madada setup his teammate whose shot was blocked away by the defender. As the ball rebounded for Troy Nunes, his first goal bound strike brought out a flying save from Central Railway custodian Pradeep Kumar to deny Bankers the equaliser. The match ended with 2-1 scoreline.

In Super Division, Mumbai Port Trust came head to head against Central Railway (M) side. The former held on to their nerves to score two late goals. Omkar Raut starred for the MPT with brace in the dying minutes. After evenly contesting for most of the game, Omkar Raut sent MPT into lead in the 88th minute. In search of equalizer, CR (MD) put men forward however deep into the injury time, Omkar scored again to put the game to bed.

Meanwhile in 2nd division, Boxer FA got the better of Mumbai City FC. In the 2nd minute of the game, a goal from Ajinkya put Boxer FA in driving position from the start. Maxy Dsouza added one more midway through the 2nd half as the Boxer FA coasted to a comfortable 2-0 victory.

In other game, Sanpada FC thrashed Friends United FC 6-1. Devendra Deobagkar’s first half brace put Sanpada in front at the break. However, in second half, floodgates for goals were opened as Romit Anand struck within fourminutes before Sumit and Javed added one each for their side to complete the rout. For Friends United, Amogh scored a late consolation goal. In the third 2nd division game of the day, Anirudh Ruke scored a 2nd half brace in CFCI’s 2-0 win over Ruffians FC.


Elite (Corporate)

Bank of India (Saurabh Dongre 67’) 1 – 2 Central Railway SA (Shahbaz Phatan 46’, Suresh Nair 73’)

Super Division

Mumbai Port Trust (Omkar Raut ’88’, 90+3’) 2-0 Central Railway (MD)

2nd division

Mumbai City FC 0 – 2 Boxer FA (Ajinkya 2’, Maxy Dsouza 48’)

Sanpada FC 6 (Devendra Deobagkar 7’, 29’, Romit Anand 41’, 45’, Sumit Kakade 49, Javed 62’) – 1 Friends United FC (Amogh 59’)

Ruffians FC Mumbai 0 – 2 CFCI (Anirudh Ruke 45’, 67’)

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