PAMPORE: Pampore’s Eithad Football Club down Uttar Pradesh in the summit clash of second division 4-a side football tournament held in Mumbai earlier this week.
Etihad FC out of seven league matches won four games against Manipur, Orrisa, Maharashtra and Goa.
The coach of the winning team Zahid Shafi said “It isn’t easy to win against big teams. Our boys showed character and played as a team which helped us to win big moments,” he said.
He told Kashmir Reader that the tour to Mumbai wouldn’t have been possible without the help of Ashiq Hussain Banday and Fallah Behbood Committee Pampore who sponsored the team to participate in the tournament.
The tournament was organised by Mumbai Football Association.