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Army XI beat Assam Rifles 1-0

Written by: Staff

Bangalore, Mar 12 (UNI) Army XI further cemented their position in the points table, defeating Assam Rifles by a solitary goal, in the Second Division ONGC Cup 10th National Football League (Group B) here today.

The all important goal was scored in the third minute of the match with striker Ibrahim connecting a header from Ramachandran, who failed to score after taking a long pass from mid-fielder Nguernilal.

Riflesmen failed to wake up and missed a couple of chances.

after scoring the lone goal, the Armymen concentrated more on defence and did not give any opportunity to the opponents to recover.

With this win, Army XI led the table with 13 points after completion of their five encounters in the league, while Assam Rifles remained at the bottom of the table with only one point to their credit from similar number of matches.


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