Saturday, October 01, 2016 Report by
Kingfisher East Bengal go down heroically in the Bordoloi Final.
East Bengal President XI fought gallantly but went down 1-2 after extra time to 3 Star Nepal in the Bordoloi Trophy Final at Nehru Stadium,Guwahati tonight.East Bengal took the lead in the 80th minute when Somide Adelaja nodded in a Jiten Murmu cross.The Nepalese team restored parity in the final minute through Devendra Pradhan and scored the winner in the 8th minute of the first half of extra time through Bijay Gurung. Samad Ali Mallick and one player from the Nepal team were Red Carded. In the final analysis this was a great show by East Bengal's Academy cadets who comprised the squad in the whole tournament and needs kudos for their performance.
ThreeStar Nepal - 2 East Bengal President XI - 1
East Bengal President XI - Dibyendu Sarkar,Samad Ali Mallick,Arspreet Singh,Kaushik Sarkar,Deepak,Prohlad Roy,Yami longvah,Dong Hyun Do,Prakash Sarkar,Somide Adelaja,Jiten Murmu (C)
Coach - Ranjan Chaudhury
Goalkeeper Coach - Abhijit Mondal