AIFF academy blank Sporting Clube de Goa 6-0 in U-19 I-League
The AIFF Elite Academy blanked Sporting Clube de Goa 6-0 in an U-19 I-League football match at the Don Bosco ground, here on Wednesday.
Panaji: The AIFF Elite Academy blanked Sporting Clube de Goa 6-0 in an U-19 I-League football match at the Don Bosco ground, here on Wednesday.
The academy side led 4-0 at the interval. Clube rested striker Mauvin Borges, who is on duty with the senior team, while defender Jarmanjeet Singh and striker James Fernandes were suspended.
Sporting Goa was further hampered when their goalkeeper and captain Kamaljit Singh were taken off post break after change of ends.
Milan Basumatary gave the AIFF the much-needed lead after just 10 minutes with a neat placement. In the 15th minute, Daniel Lalhlimpuia doubled the lead.
Milan scored his second and team's third goal in the 22nd minute with a powerful shot from close range.
Just before the interval, Robinson Singh scored the goal of the game with a delightful volley from the edge of the box.
After change of ends, Clube colts put up a more disciplined defensive performance, but AIFF still found room as substitute Delbert Fernandes netted the fifth. Deep into injury time, Daniel completed his brace with a crisp lob from the edge of the box.