George Telegraph enter final of East Zone Fed Cup qualifiers

Updated: Nov 24, 2009, 21:45 PM IST

Bargarh: Camellia George Telegraph, Kolkata, entered the final of the East Zone qualifying round of the 31st Federation Cup defeating JCB Brothers Bhilai 2-1 here on Tuesday.

JCB’s Nigerian striker Emmanuel Ini drew the first blood just before the interval. George Telegraph’s Mithun Shah equalised at the 63rd minute.

In the 76th minute, Nigerian striker O A Omotayo scored a spectacular goal to give the Kolkata team a 2-1 lead.

JCB Brothers were reduced to 10 men after captain Pravat Tiwari was shown red card at the 37th minute.

In the second semifinal on Wednesday, Kolkata Port Trust will take on TFA, Jamshedpur to decide the other finalist for the November 27 summit clash.

The winner of the tourney would move to second round of the qualifiers to be played in Mumbai.