State Football League-2017 (Super Division)
Srinagar: J&K Bank Academy has qualified for the Premier Division League after it finished at the top of points table in Super Division League.
The Bank Academy team finished with 25 points in the Super Division League and by virtue of being the topper qualified for Premier Division next year.
On Thursday, JK Bank Academy thrashed Young Iqbal FC by six goals to one in a one sided encounter. The Bank team dominated the play right from start of the match and gave no chances to helpless defenders of the Young Iqbal FC. Ateeb opened the account for the Bank team in just 3rd minute of the play and Yasir Rafeeq double the lead just three minutes later.
In 26th minute of the play, Ozair of Young Iqbal scored a goal and reduced the defecit to 2-1. However, Ateeb scored his second and team’s third goal in 42nd minute of the match. The first half ended with Bank team leading 3-1.
The second half was no different as Bank players kept attacking the goal post of the Young Iqbal. In 51st minute of the play Sahil Banday made it 4-0 in favour of the Bank and just four minutes later Ateeb scored his third and team’s fifth goal. Yasir Rafiq score his second and team’s sixth goal. SFA Junior players tried their best to stop the Bank forwards, but they lacked the coordination and ultimately had to settle for 6-1 drubbing.
Ateeb has been a consistent performer for J&K Bank Academy this season and he had already scored two hat tricks in the competition. The overall performance of other players too has been exceptional for the Bank and riding on that they finished as the toppers in the Super Division League.