TFA defeats Army XI 1-0
Bangalore, Apr 25 (UNI) Fancied Tata Football Academy (TFA) defeated Army XI 1-0 in the inaugural encounter of the Second Division ONGC Cup 10th National Football League here today.
The all important goal came in the 24th minute when centre forward S Satish Kumar converted a corner kick by Lester Mark Fernandez. The TFA collected full three points.
The first half saw the Army men losing a couple of chances, including a clear chance in the 44th minute when Thirunavakarasu failed to encash a pass by midfielder Nguernial.
In the second half, though the Army lads had full control over the ball, they failed to convert it into a goal.
In all six teams--the top two from Group A, B and C in the first leg, would be playing five matches each and top two teams from this leg would qualify for the First Division NFL.
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