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MDFA ‘B’ Division Football Nirmal shines in Easter FC’s big win

December 31, 2017

Four strikes by right-out Nirmal (including a hat-trick) and a goal each by Ashutosh and Swalah enabled Easter FC to register a big 6-0 win over Youngmen FC in the Group ‘A’ league tie of the MDFA ‘B’ division league 2017-18 for the Govindaraju Memorial Trophy, played at the University Grounds here yesterday.

In the previous game on Friday, Cosmos FC registered a well-earned 3-1 win over Royal FC in their Group ‘B’ league tie.

Cosmos FC got off to a bright start in the first half with left-out Zafar scoring in the ninth minute of the game. Cosmos FC scored once again in the 15th minute through a solo effort by centre-forward Saqib in the 15th minute of the game. The lead was further increased by right-out Toufiq in the 35th minute for Cosmos FC. At half time Cosmos FC lead 3-0.

In the second half, Vijayakumar, the centre-forward of Royal FC, scored in the 65th minute to reduce the margin. The winner earned three points for this win.

Saturday’s results

Easter FC: 6 (Nirmal 8, 47, 59, 65, Ashutosh 49, Swalah 62) bt Youngmen FC: 0.

Friday’s results

Cosmos FC: 3 (Zafar 9, Saqib 15, Toufiq 35) bt Royal FC: 1 (Vijaykumar 65).

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