Business Standard

I-League: Debutant Real Kashmir crush Minerva Punjab


ANI Haryana [India]
The I-League debutant Real Kashmir FC on Wednesday handed a thumping defeat to the defending champions Minerva Punjab FC here at Tau Devi Stadium.
After clinching the I-League's second division, Real Kashmir became the first club from the state to play in I-League's first division.
Forward player Gnohere Krizo, in the 73rd minute of the game, scored off a free-kick inside the box, which helped his side to register a 1-0 victory over the opposing side.
Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah congratulated the team for the victory.
Taking to his official Twitter handle, Abdullah wrote, "That's called a debut - @realkashmirfc defeat the defending champions in their opening match. Well done guys. Onwards & upwards. Here's to more glory in the days ahead. It's so nice to have something to cheer about. 1-0 was the score at final whistle."
Real Kashmir will now play against Churchill Brothers FC Goa on November 6.

Disclaimer: No Business Standard Journalist was involved in creation of this content

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Oct 31 2018 | 6:50 PM IST

Explore News