Saturday, January 14, 2017 Report by
Kingfisher East Bengal edged past DSK Shivajians by 2-1 margin in their second match of Hero I League 2016-17.
14th Jan 2017, Kolkata - After an ordinary display in their first match against Aizwal FC at home Kingfisher East Bengal was away to DSK Shivajians at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex (Balewadi Stadium).
With a two point drop in their first match, the Red & Gold brigade was willing to fire all cylinders to gain 3 points, especially when compatriots BFC & Mohun Bagan AC has notched up a win & 3 points in their first match. The match was not to be telecast by AIFF I-League broadcasting partner TEN2 every Red & Gold fan still had their eyes set on i-league.org to get a glimpse via live streaming. But just after the kick off at 7:00 pm the hopes started to fade as the website has crashed due to some unknown reason, with gloomy & tensed, faces several live score updates were the only hope left.
But EBRP lad Aninda Shekhar Pal came out as the Knight In The Shining Armour who took the sole responsibility & went on to stream the match live via Facebook live for 90+4 mins of the match. Aninda was in the stadium just as a mere spectator but took up the challenge to stream the match live when AIFF & their glamorous website crashed. EBRP salutes Aninda for his efforts that brought a smile to the gloomy faces of Red & Gold supporters.
Last but not the least a perfect ending was in store as the Red & Gold Lions scored 2 goals to 1 beating DSK Shivajians to notch up 3 crucial away points.
EBRP was is & will always be there in & out of the pitch to serve East Bengal & their fans in any possible way.