AG's XI defeats Lone Star 3-1 in Football

JAMMU: The departmental side of Accountant General (AG) XI registered an impressive 3-1 win against professional club of Lone Star KFC to strengthen their position in the ongoing Ist Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Memorial Football Tournament at Srinagar.

As per the reports reaching here, right from the beginning of the game forwards from both sides started attacking each other goalpost to seize an early initiative.

However, AG's XI succeeded in their effort when Amanjoot Singh scored the first goal for his team in just seventh minute of the play. The first lead lifted the confidence of the AG's XI and they continued to attack the opponent with higher frequency. The attention of Lone Star players was diverted from attack to defence due to the aggressive play by the AG's forward line.

In 15th minute of the play, the attacking football paid rich dividends to AG's team as they doubled their lead. In rest of the first half, no further goals were scored and the score-line read 2-0 in favour of AG's team.

As the second half began, Lone Star were desperate to score and they launched several attacks. It was in the 45th minute that Tafazul managed a goal to reduce the margin 1-2. The rest of the play was high speed football from both the teams as Lone Star tried their best to score an equaliser while AG's XI were trying to score third goal.

When it looked the match will end 2-1, AG's team managed to score the third goal and virtually sealed the fate of the match.

When the referee blew the final whistle the score line read 3-1 in favour of AG's and it was a fair result considering the quality of football displayed by them.

Amanjoot Singh was declared as player of the match for his brilliant performance. He was given Rs 1000 cash prize and a memento.


Fast, accurate and updated real time local news is available on your smartphone and tablet.


Jammu Links News