MFA Elite Division: Millat, DK Pharma secure vital wins, Sellebrity hold Knights

The MFA Elite Division continues in full swing as Millat FC took on Mumbai Strikers in Match 86, while Sellebrity FC played against Mumbai Knights JMJ SC and DK Pharma faced Rudra FC.

In Match 86, Millat FC took control of the game early on with a penalty goal from captain Keegan Pinto in the 34th minute. The top scorer, Duane D’souza, doubled the lead in the 56th minute, followed by Adnan Ishke’s goal three minutes later. Mumbai Strikers managed to pull one back through Vaibhav Shetti in the 69th minute, but Kaushik Zadiwale sealed the game with a fourth goal in the 87th minute. With this win, Millat FC moved up to third place in the league table with 25 points, tied with DK Pharma but with a better goal difference.

Match 86 – Millat FC (Keegan Pinto 34 (P)’, Duane D’souza 56′, Adnan Ishke 59′, Kaushik Zadiwale – 87′) 4 – 1 Mumbai Strikers (Vaibhav Shetti – 69′)

In Match 87, Sellebrity FC and Mumbai Knights JMJ SC faced off in a hard-fought battle that ended in a goalless draw. Despite a few close calls, both teams managed to keep the defense tight and earn a point each. With this draw, Sellebrity FC jumped up to ninth place in the league with 14 points from 11 games.

Match 87 – Sellebrity FC 0 – 0 Mumbai Knights JMJ SC

Match 88 was a high-scoring affair as DK Pharma took on Rudra FC. Eugene Nimako, the captain, got the ball rolling with a goal in the 10th minute, and Sahil Meshram added another just eight minutes later. Meitram Singh scored two quick goals in the 19th and 21st minute, and Zeeshan Akhtar took over with a hattrick of his own in the 22nd, 37th, 45th before Dhiraj added to the tally in the 76th minute. Rudra FC managed to get two goals back through Shlok Vyas and Shreyas Zele, but it was not enough to stop DK Pharma from securing a convincing 10-2 victory. With this win, DK Pharma moved up to fourth place in the league table with 25 points from 11 games.

Match 88 – DK Pharma (Eugene Nimako 10′, 81′, Sahil Meshram – 18′, 87′, Meitram Singh 19′, 21′, Zeeshan Akhtar 22′, 37′, 45′, Dhiraj Meher 76′) 10 – 2 Rudra FC (Shlok Vyas 35′, Shreyas Zele 52′)

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