Novelty FC beat Vijaypur Club 2-1 in Football

KATHUA: In first ever participation of a Kashmir based club in district Kathua, Novelty Football Club (FC) defeated Vijaypur FC 2-1 to strengthen their position in the ongoing Invitational Gold Cup Football Tournament at Sports Stadium, here today.

Earlier, in the first half of the play the score remained 1-1. But despite some good moves initiated by the Vijaypur Club, in the second half play, Novelty managed to restrain them and ultimately took full advantage of an opportunity to take a lead. Match ended 2-1 in favour of Novelty FC.

In other scheduled match of the day, Hiranagar FC blanked Trangoli FC beating latter 11-0 to enter knockout stage of quarterfinals.

Meanwhile, on the final day of the group stage tomorrow, Novelty FC shall play against Hiranagar Football Club- B and Parshuram FC shall lock horns with Janglote FC.

Former Principal Chief Conservation of Forest, Mukarjeet Singh (IFS ) and Kulbir Singh Jasrotia were guests of honour in today's matches. The technical penal in today's matches comprised

Dinesh Verma, Aniket Singh, Lalit Jamwal, Surinder Pathania and Sparsh.


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