JKFA League: Downtown Hero’s, LoneStar Kashmir FC win matches
First Edition of Professional League 2021
In the ongoing Professional League Football Tournament 2021 today on the 16th of July two matches were played at Synthetic Turf TRC Srinagar.
The First match was played between Shaheen FC Jammu & Downtown Hero’s FC. Downtown Hero’s FC dominated the show in the beginning and Ifham Tariq of Downtown Hero’s FC scored a magnificent goal in the 30th minute of the Ist half and received lot of appreciation from the spectators. The Ist half ended with Downtown Hero’s FC leading by one goal. The 2nd half started with an aggressive note Shaheen FC made certain beautiful moves at the goal but failed to find the net. It was 55th minute of 2nd half that Downtown Hero’s FC consolidated their lead through kwesi Sessy who scored another goal and they maintained the lead till the end. Ifham Tariq of Downtown Hero’s FC was declared man the match. Mr Gautam Mazumdar an ace Footballer of Yesteryears for Kolkatta who played for Jeroge Telegraph & Aryans Club distributed the honours to Ifham Tariq.
The 2nd match was played between Kashmir Avengers FC & Lonestar KFC (LKFC). The match was evenly balanced and both exhibited quality Football using different techniques to find the net. It was in the 20th minut of the first half Lonestar KFC succeeded in converting a fine goal by Talib Gulzar. LKFC was leading by one goal at the half time. The 2nd half started with tempers high and Kashmir Avengers FC utilising their energy and expertise to find an equalizer but could not succeed. It was in the 55th minute of the match that LKFC was awarded a penalty kick for wrong tackling inside the penalty area. Raghav of LKFC made no mistake in converting the penalty. In dying movement of the match Kashmir Avengers FC was awarded a penalty kick for foul play inside the penalty area and Kelvin of Kashmir Avenger FC converted the penalty. The club tried very hard to equalize but could not succeed.
Thus LKFC defeated Kashmir avengers by 2 goals to one. This match was played under flood lights.
Tomorrow two matches will be played the first match at 4:00 pm will be played between J&K Bank XI & SCFA & 2nd Match will be played between Real Kashmir FC & Hyderya Sports FC 6:30PM under flood lights.
The Tournament is organized by J&K Football Association in collaboration with J&K Sports Council
The partners of the Tournament are Fala Aam Waqaf (Medical Partner), Big 92.7FM (Radio Partner), Ajwa (Drinking water partner) & IY impex (Cooldrink Sponsor.)