Real Kashmir Sail Into IFA Shield Semifinal

(MENAFN– Kashmir Observer)

KOLKATA- Defending champions Real Kashmir FC fought hard to beat local heavyweights Mohammedan Sporting 1-0 in the extra time to advance to the semi-finals of the 124th IFA Shield in Kalyani on Wednesday.

RKFC’s Mizoram recruit Lalchhawnkima struck the all-important goal in the 98th minute to take them to their second successive semi-finals of the IFA Shield.

Earlier both the teams pressed hard but could not get a decisive goal taking the match into the extra time.

In another quarterfinal at the East Bengal ground, Sreenidi Deccan FC beat George Telegraph, riding on a 70th minute goal from Lalromawia.

Goalkeeper Bilal Khan and midfielder Farhan Ganai, were the only two homegrown players who started the match for the Snow Leopards.


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