Srinagar July 18: Real Kashmir U-18 and J&K Bank Academy on Thursday posted comprehensive wins at TRC Turf Srinagar to start the State Annual Football League on a high note.
In the first match of the day, Real Kashmir locked horns with Al-Bilal Sports. The match started with both the teams making good moves on each other’s Goal though failing to find the net.
However, Real Kashmir U-18 side held their nerves and scored as many as 3 goals while as Al-Bilal Sports could only hit the net once. Hence Real Kashmir ran away with a 3-1 win.
While as in the second match of Premier Division, Kashmir Maharaja FC faced J&K Bank Academy. Both the teams started with attacking approach, however, with strong defence from both sides, there was no sign of goal.
However, J&K Bank Academy got a penalty kick in the first half and they made no mistake in converting that to a goal and hence get a lead.
The match was evenly balanced & Kashmir Maharaja FC tried hard to equalize and ultimately got a penalty kick for an offence inside the penalty area, but they failed to hit the spot.
Thus J&K Bank Academy defeated Maharaja FC by solitary goal at the end.
Meanwhile, three matches of Junior Division were also played at Polo Ground West. In first match, Shunglipora FC got a walkover against Hazratball FC.
In the second match, Valley XI FC defeated KFC Bemina by two goals to one. The third match was played between Bismillah Sports & Tawheed FC Anachar where Tawheed FC won by solitary goal.
The tournament is organized by District Football Association Srinagar.