East Bengal enter Fed Cup semis

Posted on 11/05/17 by East Bengal

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East Bengal were held to a goalless draw by I League Champions Aizawl FC in their final Group A match at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack today. With this draw East Bengal finished second in the Group with 5 points and qualified to Semi Final of Federation Cup after a gap of three editions.


Last time East Bengal entered the Semi Final was in the 2012 edition at Siliguri when they went on to win the Cup. Today's match was completely dominated by East Bengal and they missed a number of chances. Aizawl FC topped the Group with 7 points.


Bikash Jairu was adjudged Hero of the Match.


EAST BENGAL: Subashish Roy Chowdury, Samad Ali Mallick, Rahul Bheke, Arnab Mondal, Narayan Das, Mohammed Rafique (Nikhil Poojary - 91'), Rowllin Borges, Cavin Lobo (Lalrindika Ralte - 72'), Bikash Jairu, Wedson Anselme (Robin Singh - 80'), Willis Deon Plaza


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