Tuesday, March 07, 2017 Report by
Kingfisher East Bengal slip to second position after Churchill continue their giant killing act.
Kingfisher East Bengal slipped to second position in the table after they went down 1-2 to Churchill Brothers at Vidyasagar Stadium,Barasat today. Kingfisher East Bengal now have 27 points from 13 matches.Churchill Brothers who dominated the first half scored both their goals in the opening session. Anthony Wolfe took advantage of a defensive lapse and opened the scoring while Kromah doubled the lead in the 34th minute of a Wolfe assist.
Kingfisher East Bengal came strongly in the second half and reduced the margin through Christopher Payne in the 67th minute from a Robin Singh assist.Ivan Bukenya,Robin Singh (Kingfisher East Bengal),Rowilson Rodrigues and Bektur Talgat (Churchill Brothers) were booked.
Kingfisher East Bengal - 1 Churchill Brothers - 2
(Christopher Payne) (Anthony Wolfe,Andumana Kromah)
Kingfisher East Bengal - Rehenesh TP,Robin Gurung,Anwar Ali,Ivan Bukenya (Arnab Mondal-46'),Robert Lalthalmuana (C),Nikhil Poojary,Rowllin Borges (Lalrindika Ralte-51')
Mehtab Hossein,Mohammed Rafique (Willis Deon Plaza - 36'),Christopher Payne,Robin Singh
Coach - Trevor Morgan
Manager - Manish Banerjee
Churchill Brothers - Naveen Kumar,Rowilson Rodrigues,Keenan Almeida,Adil Ahmed Khan,Richard Costa,Seriton Fernandes,Bektur Talgat Uulu,Brandon Fernandes (Pankaj Sona-88'),Chesterpoul Lyngdoh (Surabuddin Mollick- 71'), Anthony Wolfe,Ansumana Kromah (Surchandra Singh -79')
Coach - Derrick Pereira
Manager - Danzie Ferrao
Referee - MB Santosh Kumar (Kerala)
MOM - Naveen Kumar (Churchill Brothers)