Srinagar: J&K Bank in a one sided match beat Mahipalpur Punjab by 2-0 in its last league group match to make it into the semis of 5th All India Football Tournament for “Bihar Cup” 2016 played at Patna on Friday.
J&K Bank players kept on pressing and turned a free kick on the edge of eighteen yards circle into first goal without giving any chance to the Punjab keeper.
Punjab tried hard to level the score but were unable to breach the bank’s defense wall with newly recruited Farhan Ganai playing extra ordinary role in the defense.
The first half ended with a score-line of 1-0.
The Bank players dominated the second half and doubled their lead in the 87th minute when Urfan Hamid scored a fine shot into the net.The final scoreline remained 2-0 in favor of Bank.
As per scheduled fixture J&K Bank will face either ONGC Mumbai or Aryans Club Kolkata in the semifinal to be played on Sunday at Sports Stadium Kankarbagh.