State Football League 2017: AG’s XI beats SFA by 1-0 in Premier Div match

Srinagar: Accountant General’s (AG’s) XI defeated State Football Academy (SFA) by a solitary goal in a Premier Division match of ongoing State Football League at Synthetic Turf TRC on Tuesday.

In the closely contested match, both the teams missed several scoring opportunities. However, compared to SFA team, the AG’s XI made lesser mistakes and were the eventual winners. Throughout the first half, the defence lines of both the teams had to keep the forward lines at bay. When it seemed that the first half will end goal less, Amanjeet Singh of AG’s XI managed to breach the defence lines of the opposite team and score a goal in the last minutes of the half. Immediately after AG’s XI took the lead, the referee blew the whistle to mark the end of the first half.

In the second half, SFA team looked desperate to score an equaliser and came closer several times only to fail at the final moment. The AG’s XI defence lines failed all the attacks made by the SFA forwards. In the last 10 minutes of the match, both the teams looked desperate with SFA trying to score an equaliser and AG’s team trying to double the lead. However, none of them succeeded in their effort and when the referee blew the final whistle the score line read 1-0 in favour of AG’s team. Shoban from SFA was declared player of the match.

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