Pune, Dec 2 (UNI) Khadki Blues, Ghorpadi Tamil United, Ghorpadi Young Ones, Samford XI, Knights XI and Indrayani Sports Club easily beat their opponents to enter the second qualifying round of the 5th Abhijeet Kadam Memorial All India Invitational Football Tournament-2008.
The tournament is jointly conducted by the Abhijit Kadam Memorial Foundation (AKMF) and the Deccan XI Football Club, under the aegis of Pune District Football Association (PDFA) and played at the football stadium of the Bharati Vidyapeeth Educational Complex grounds.
In the matches played here today, Khadki Blues had comfortable 6-1 win against Parshuramiyans. Pradeep Adhav scored 4 goals; while Farukh Shaikh and Asif Shikh scored a goal each. Wasim Khan scored 2 goals in Ghorpadi Tamil United's easy 2-1 win against Jolly Rangehills.
In the other matches, Ghorpadi Young Ones defeated Ashoka XI 2-0; Samford XI defeated KP XI via tie breaker 4-2; while Knights XI put out Rupali SC 2-0. Indrayani Sports Club crashed Ram Sporting Club by 5-1.
Following are the results: Qualifying 1ST round: 1. Khadki Blues: 6 (Pradeep Adhav 3, 12, 17, 37 min, Farukh Shaikh 27 min, Asif Shikh 37 min) bt Parshuramiyans B: 1 (Rishikesh Chavan 46 min); 2. Ghorpadi Tamil United: 2 (Wasim Khan 6, 34 min) bt Jolly Rangehills: 1 (Denis Das); 3. Ghorpadi Young Ones: 2 (Ajay Awale 25 min, Keuine Joseph 35 min) bt Ashoka XI: 0; 4. Samford XI: 4 (Sanjay Sneham 18 min, Philip Snebamo, Rupen Swami, Sanjay Sneham) bt via tie breaker KP XI: 2 (Dhawan Sahani 45 min, Ashish Magar); 5. Knights XI: 2 (Anupam Kambale 16, 41 min) bt Rupali SC: 0; 6. Indrayani Sports Club: 5 (Abhijit Mudliyar 26, 47, 49 min, Martin Farlic 24 min, Manoj Balkrishan 39 min) bt Ram Sporting Club: 1 (Prashant Bhosale 27 min).